Program Content: This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and relevant commercial foodservice knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Hospitality & Tourism career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific hands-on technical skills. The program is designed to prepare students for entry-level work positions or further culinary training and education based on basic culinary skills and practices to be successful in today’s commercial kitchens
The content includes but is not limited to preparation, presentation, and serving of a wide variety of foods; leadership, communication skills, employability skills, and safe/efficient work practices are also covered. This coursework prepares students for employment in the foodservice/hospitality industry in positions such as steward, prep cook, pantry cook, fry cook, banquet cook, retail and cafeteria cook & line cook.
Length of Program: 600 hours – approximately 6 months full-time to complete
Download State of Florida Frameworks Sheet: Fundamental Foodservice Skills
Required Books and Materials: Fundamental Foodservice Skills
Estimated Total: $4,000*
Location: MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203 | 941.751.7900
For More Information: Contact Xela Brutus: 941.751.7900 x 1034, Email
*An additional fee for a uniform, books, supplies and various materials is required. Fees for certifications and/or licensure may or may not be required.