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Food & Beverage

Bus Person Class

Length: 112 hours (includes ServSafe instruction and certification) and 4 hours Employability
Time: Classroom instruction: Monday through Friday, 8 to 10:30 a.m.
Practical instruction: minimum of 12 hours per week to be completed when classroom instruction is concluded; time and days vary (including weekends)
Prerequisites: Must be able to speak, read and write effectively in English; Health Card; minimum age 18 years old
Banquet hours: In addition to completing class hours, students are required to work at two banquet events before graduating.

Students will learn about proper dining room etiquette and safety and health department regulations, as well as how to clean and reset tables, take and serve drink orders, and properly clear dishes.

Food Server Class

Length: 152 hours (includes ServSafe instruction and certification) and 4 hours Employability
Time: Classroom instruction: Monday through Friday, 8 to 10:30 a.m.
Practical instruction: minimum of 12 hours per week to be completed when classroom instruction is concluded; time and days vary (including weekends)
Prerequisites: Must be able to speak, read and write effectively in English; Health Card; Alcohol Awareness Card; minimum age 21 years old; 6 months of experience as a Bus Person or Bus Person training
Banquet hours: In addition to completing class hours, students are required to work at two banquet events before graduating.
Students will learn about suggestive selling techniques, dining room etiquette, proper service techniques, kitchen equipment, and safety and health department regulations.

Fountain Worker Class

Length: 60 hours and 4 hours Employability
Time: Classroom instruction: Monday through Friday, 8 to 11 a.m.
Prerequisites: Must be able to speak, read and write effectively in English; Health Card; minimum age 18 years old; basic math skills (must pass assessment)
Students will learn to use a Point of Sale system, give exceptional customer service, follow Southern Nevada Health District regulations, and be able to maintain a positive attitude while performing daily job duties.

Bar Porter Class

Must provide own uniform: black slacks, black shoes, and white shirt
Length: 30 hours (includes ServSafe instruction and certification) and 4 hours Employability
Time: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Prerequisites: Must be able to speak, read and write effectively in English; Health Card; Alcohol Awareness Card; minimum age 21 years old.

Students will learn about bar products, bar terminology, cleaning and sanitizing, and proper chemical usage.

Bar Apprentice Class

Must provide own uniform: black slacks, black shoes, and white shirt
Length: 45 hours ((includes ServSafe instruction and certification) and 4 hours Employability
Time:
Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Prerequisites: Must be able to speak, read and write effectively in English; Health Card; Alcohol Awareness Card; minimum age 21 years old; 6 months of experience as a Bus Person, Food Server, Cocktail Server, or Bar Porter

Students will learn about work forms, handling cash, basic drinks, customer service, and bartender interaction.

Wine Server Class

Must provide own uniform: black slacks, black shoes, and white shirt
Length:
75 hours and 4 hours Employability
Time: Monday and Tuesday, 8 to 11 a.m.
Prerequisites: Must be able to speak, read and write effectively in English; Health Card; Alcohol Awareness Card; minimum age 21 years old; 6 months of experience as a Food Server, Cocktail Server, Bar Apprentice, or Bartender

Students will learn about the basics of wine history, tasting, and serving and gain the tools for achieving guest satisfaction.

Sommelier Class

Must provide own uniform: black slacks, black shoes, and white shirt
Length: 150 hours and 4 hours Employability
Time: Wednesday and Thursday, 8 to 11 a.m.
Prerequisites:
Must be able to speak, read and write effectively in English; Health Card; Alcohol Awareness Card; minimum age 21 years old; complete Wine Server course or pass entrance test

Students will master the extensive wine information required to suggest and serve fine wines and to handle various customer requests and questions. They will become conversant with the basics of Master Sommelier theory, practice, and tasting.

For more information on these classes, come to orientation any Monday at 10 a.m. No registration necessary.