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On September 11th, 2017 from 4:00PM - 8:00PM HTA is proud to announce the launch of our pilot Entry Level Cook Training Program at the Providence Career and Technical Academy. Cooks are currently one of Real Jobs Rhode Island's hardest positions to fill. We asked Matthew for some of the need-to-know information about this program below!

Q: What is the purpose of this new pilot program?

A: This three week curriculum is going to allow participants to learn, practice and understand the basic functions of an entry level line cook. After the three week program is finished the graduates will be the first to fill the pipeline of ready to hire line cook candidates trained through this program.

Q: What are the skills that these participants will learn?

A: Participants will be educated on essential knife skills and safety, food handler's certifications and basic preparation and cooking methods. This curriculum focuses on the importance of being able to take directions and execute them in a safe and skilled manner.

Q: How do we show interest in interviewing these candidates?

A: Having the required skills, these participants will be ready to hire and take their careers to the next level after their graduation on September 29 th, 2017. Given the skills needed to continue learning through their future employers operating practices.


For more information on the cook training program, screening process or how to become an interested employer please contact Matthew Diomandes at 401-223-1120, or matthew@rihospitality.org


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