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Food and Beverage Industry

Working in the food and beverage industry and ready to move into a supervisory or management position?

ManageFirst® Professional Series

The Manage First® Professional Certification, a credential from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, is a great program where you can learn the skills you need to be successful leader in the food and beverage industry.

To receive this certification you must complete:
  • HSL 059 ManageFirst® Controlling food Service Costs*
  • HSL 057 ManageFirst® Hospitality and Restaurant Management*
  • HSL 038 ManageFirst® Human Resource Management*
  • HSL 016 ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Training*
Plus Choose 1 or more of these electives:
  • HSL 040 ManageFirst® Customer Service Certificate*
  • HSL 058 ManageFirst® Principles of Food and Beverage Management*
Provide proof of 800 hours of work experience in the food industry

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*Student will receive a Certificate from CCBC and the National Restaurant Educational Foundation for each individual class as well as for the ManageFirst® Professional Certification.

Professional Bartending & Mixology

Mix up a new career as a bartender

Start an exciting career as a bartender. Learn what it takes for you to successfully bar-tend and be a stand-out in this high growth career area. Earn the T.I.P.S.(Training for Intervention Procedures) as you practice the art of mixology in our industry-standard classroom bars. Learn to use Oracle-Micros POS, the most widely used point-of-sale system in the industry.

Must be 21 years of age or older on the first day of class. All materials included.

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Training for Intervention Procedures (TIPS®)

Prepare for the certification of Training Intervention Procedures (T.I.P.S.) offered by Health Communications, Inc. 

This one-day/one-session course, offered at CCBC Owings Mills during fall, winter spring and summer sessions will get you TIPS certified for 4 years. 

- Minimum age requirement: 21