Culinary & Hospitality Professional Education Classes


Pan Roasting(4)

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Oregon Alcohol Server Training  
Get your OLCC Alcohol Service permit at the Cascade Culinary Institute. Course includes a workbook that is yours to keep and use as a workplace reference guide.  Must be 18 years of age. Class is followed by exam. Bring a $23 check or money order for application fee made out to OLCC (no cash).
Samuel La Duca                 9:00am-1:00 Sa                  27899
6/4                                          Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39      

Samuel La Duca                 9:00am-1:00 Sa                  36375
6/25                                       Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39                              

Samuel La Duca                 9:00am-1:00 Sa                  36376
7/16                                       Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39                              

Samuel La Duca                 9:00am-1:00 F                    36377
8/26                                       Bend CUL 120                    Cost $39

ServSafe® Food Handlers Certification
Are you preparing for your first job working in a restaurant? Do you want to make your resume standout in the crowd? This course fulfills the certification requirement for working in the food industry and prepares students for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification exam. Certification is valid statewide for 5 years and satisfies the food handler requirement. Students will learn industry proper food handling skills, safety standards and food safety management systems that will prevent food borne illness. Required text: ServSafe Manager, 6th Edition. Students are required to read the book prior to the first day of class. A scantron sheet is required to take the exam on the last day. This sheet is included in the book when purchased at the COCC Bookstore. Cost of the book with scantron sheet is $87.25.
Samuel La Duca                 Bend CUL 120                    36525
6/17                                       4:00pm-6:00 F
6/18                                       9:00am-1:00 Sa
6/19                                       9:00am-11:00 Su               Cost $59

Mixology I for Beginners
Are you ready to mix? This hands-on, fun and interactive class will introduce students to the fundamentals of bartending. Topics discussed in class will include the process of distilling and the brief history and characteristics that differentiate each distilled spirit. Students will learn bar terminology, pouring techniques, how to properly setup a bar, and operate bar tools and equipment. Students will gain knowledge and be able to demonstrate the correct method of creating both traditional and contemporary cocktails in a real-life bar or restaurant setting. This is an entry-level course. Students must be 21+ and ID required.   
Samuel La Duca                 9:00am-1:00 SaSu             36384
7/9 to 7/10                          Bend CUL 120                    Cost $99                              

Samuel La Duca                 9:00am-1:00 SaSu             36380
8/13 to 8/14                        Bend CUL 120                    Cost $99                                

IBD General Certificate in Brewing Prep Course - Registration for the Winter 2016 Course is closed.                 
Are you working in the brewing industry or have brewing knowledge and would like to study and sit for an internationally recognized industry exam? The Institute of Brewing and Distilling (IBD) General Certificate in Brewing (GCB) gives international recognition of basic knowledge and understanding in the principles of brewing operations. This course is a combination of online material, self-study and weekend sessions to help you prepare for the IBD General Certificate in Brewing exam following the course. To register or to add your name to our interest list, visit:

If you have questions, please contact Nancy Jumper, Program Manager at COCC: or 541-383-7273.

Spring 16 PD Schedule

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