Hospitality Training

Need a job? Need an even better job?

culinary students in kitchen

Free professional development training can jumpstart or advance your career. Learn skills that will help you get a job, do a better job, get promoted and earn more money. Classes include...

  • Core skills for all food & beverage employees
  • TIPS and ServSafe certifications
  • Food & wine pairing, upselling
  • Food prep skills
  • Customer service for the hospitality industry
  • Management & supervision

For details, download the brochure or the class schedule.

The classes will be held at Holyoke Community College, 303 Homestead Avenue, Holyoke. They are being offered by Training and Workforce Options, a joint venture  of Holyoke Community College and Springfield Technical Community College. The classes are being paid for, in part, by a rapid response grant from the Massachusetts  Board of Higher Education; and course selections were developed with assistance from members of The Greater Springfield Convention and Visitor Bureau.

Preferred Qualifications:
Recent or current employment  in the field, employer recommendation.
For new workers: high school diploma or equivalent, and a clean CORI and/or a work history.  

Hurry, classes start in June and space is limited.

For more information and to sign up, contact:  

Melissa Morsen

Sheila Kelly

Bob Griffin,


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000