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: Our Certified Catering Professional program will take you through all the steps involved in operating a successful catering business. From planning an event step-by-step, to developing a full menu, to managing your clients and employees, this program offers solutions and considerations for all types of related issues that may arise. Learn the skills and techniques you need to build and grow a successful catering business today! The two part professional cooking section of this program will explore the cooking principles you need to begin your career in the exciting culinary industry. This program explores professional techniques and methods for creating hundreds of recipes both traditional and contemporary. Each year millions of Americans get sick, hundreds of thousands are hospitalized, and several thousand die from tainted food served in restaurants or prepared at home. This is unfortunate because most food borne illnesses are caused when food is not handled properly. Regardless if workers are in a full-service eating establishment, working a street corner deli cart, cooking for everyone at the annual company picnic, or simply bringing in a dish for the monthly office pot-luck, it is crucial that they know and follow the generally practiced food safety techniques set by local, State, and Federal agencies. This program will teach you the steps necessary for setting up and running your own home-based catering business. From writing a successful business plan to marketing your new business and tips for deciding on a menu- this program has it all.Instructor Description
: Though this program is a self-paced program it is supported by an educational mentor. Educational mentors are subject matter experts who have years of experience in their field as well as the necessary educational training and credentials to work as an expert. The mentor is available to answer any questions a learner may have including questions on course content, course material, certifications, and even industry questions. Mentors also monitor the progress of learners to ensure training retention and program advancement. In eLearning, motivation is a key tool to success. Because of this, mentors provide encouraging comments, feedback, and coaching to motivate learners throughout the duration of the program to support completion and success!Certification
: The Certified Catering Associate (CCA) certification exam prepares individuals for a career as a Catering Professional. Attaining national certification communicates to clients that individuals are committed to providing the highest level of standards in the Catering profession.
A Certified Catering Associate (CCA) is proficient in all aspects of the catering business. Catering Associates can work as catering managers or start his or her own event catering business. Certified Catering Associate (CCA) play an important role in planning and executing events. The employment industry for catering varies greatly. Hospitality catering jobs account for a substantial percentage of work in the Catering industry.
Each state may have additional licensing requirements, be sure to research your states requirements for employment by visiting your states occupation board.
All required reference materials are provided with this program. Technical requirements:
• Broadband or High-Speed (DSL, Cable, Wireless)
• Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
• Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended
• Operating Systems - Windows 7, 8 or 10; Mac OS x 10 or higher
• Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
• Cookies MUST be enabled
• Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)