Culinary & Hospitality Professional Education Classes


Pan Roasting(4)

Wine Glasses(3)

Chopping Vegetables(3) 

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Mixology I for Beginners

This hands-on, fun and interactive class will introduce students to the fundamentals of bartending. Topics discussed in class 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 how to 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 show ID.
Sam La Duca                 9:00am-1:00 SaSu             18745
2/4 to 2/5                            Bend CUL 120                    Cost $99                              

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).
Sam La Duca                 9:00am-1:00 Sa                  18743
1/28                                       Bend CUL 120                    Cost $49                              

Sam La Duca                       9:00am-1:00 Sa                  18744
3/4                                         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 120    18748
3/11       9:00am-3:00 Sa                 
3/12       9:00am-11:00 Su               Cost $59                               
11/19 to 11/20                         Bend CUL 120                     Cost $99                    

 Winter 2017 Professional Development

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