Culinary & Hospitality Professional Education Classes


Pan Roasting(4)

Wine Glasses(3)

Chopping Vegetables(3) 

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Oregon Alcohol Server Training
If you are about to begin a job in the food service industry or would like to volunteer at one of Central Oregon’s many fun outdoor entertainment venues, you need to know that  Oregon law requires you to have an Oregon Alcohol Service Permit to mix, serve, and/or sell alcohol in the state of Oregon. You can obtain an Oregon Alcohol Service Permit quickly by taking this interactive course that will give you the knowledge to serve alcohol responsibly.  This course includes a workbook that is yours to keep and use as a workplace reference guide.  Your permit will be valid in the state of Oregon for five years.
Must be 18 years of age.  Exam will be taken at the end of class. Bring a $23 check or money order for application fee made out to OLCC (no cash). 
Sam La Duca                4:00pm-8:00 Su                  28344
5/21                               Bend CUL 120                   Cost $49           

ServSafe® Food Handler Certification 
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 five years and satisfies the food handler requirement. Students will learn proper food handling skills, safety standards, and food safety management systems to prevent food-borne illness. Required text: ServSafe Manager, 6th Edition. A scantron sheet is included in the book and this sheet is required to take the exam on the last day. Cost of the book with scantron sheet is $87.25 and can be purchased at the COCC Bookstore. NOTE: Please keep your receipt and DO NOT OPEN THE BOOK until the class has been confirmed as it cannot be returned if opened. Students will receive an email a week before the first class with pre-study/reading information.        
Sam La Duca  
               Bend CUL 118                     28345
4/28                               4:00pm-6:00 F
4/29                               9:00am-1:00 Sa
4/30                               9:00am-11:00 Su                  Cost $59       

Mixology I for Beginners
This hands-on, fun, and interactive class will introduce students to the fundamentals of bartending.
Topics discussed in this 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, creative cocktail garnishes, simple syrups, how to properly set up a bar, and how to operate bar tools and equipment. Students will gain valuable knowledge and will be able to demonstrate the correct method of creating both traditional and contemporary cocktails in a real-life bar or restaurant setting. Students will engage in critical thinking by mixing, creating, and taste-testing their own seasonal signature cocktail. This is an entry-level course. Students must be 21+ and show ID.                           
Sam La Duca
        9:00am-1:00 SaSu                28347
6/3 to 6/4               Bend CUL 120                       Cost $99

Spring 17 PD Schedule                    

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