Hospitality & Tourism

Learn the ropes and get a great job in the hospitality industry!

From baking to bartending, culinary and restaurant certifications to operating your own food truck, Wake Tech has a short-term training program to get you the skills you need for the in-demand jobs in the Triangle region. Learn the science, techniques, and trends that will give you the foundational knowledge to be prepared for the challenges face by professionals in the hospitality industry. 

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Craft Distilling Part 1: Equipment, Theory and PracticeISC-3600B2
Craft distilling is prevalent in North Carolina, and the demand for trained employees continues to grow. This course will prepare participants for entry-level work in a distillery - and show them the basics of starting a distillery of their own. The course includes hands-on...
Hospitality ( Hotel & Restaurant Certification) -Work Based LearningWBL-3100C3
This course provides a work-based learning experience with a college-approved employer in an area related to the student's program of study thus enhancing student success rate in obtaining certifications ( Front Desk Agent , ServSafe, TIPS, Opera through American Hotel & Lod...
How to Start a Food Truck BusinessSEF-3001B3
Are you interested in starting a food truck business? This course will show you how to be a part of the hottest dining trend around! You’ll find out what’s required to operate a mobile food unit safely and legally – licenses and permits; zoning laws; federal, state, and loc...
International CuisineSEF-3001AW3
Learn how to prepare and present foods from a variety of world cuisines. This course emphasizes indigenous ingredients and customs, nutritional concerns, and cooking techniques. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare a variety of international and domestic menus...
Introduction to Custodial CleaningHOS-3043J3
Learn how to "work smart" by cleaning properly and efficiently. This course will show you the fundamentals of residential and commercial cleaning – the best tools and chemicals, OSHA industry standards, and techniques for maintaining different floors and surfaces. The course...
Introduction to Deaf CultureCSP-4000JF2
Would you like to learn more about the Deaf community and culture? This stand-alone course introduces Deaf culture in the United States. The course will be offered online and in American Sign Language, with an accessible format to include everyone regardless of signing abili...
ServSafeSEF-3001Q3
Learn the principles of safety and sanitation in the food service industry. In North Carolina, a restaurant or food service establishment can receive a two-point deduction on its health inspection grade. NC regulations now require all establishments to have a manager on dut...
ServSafe SpanishSEF-3001V3
Aprende los principios de seguridad y sanidad en la industria del servicio de alimentos. El objetivo de este curso de dos días es capacitar a los profesionales en esta rama enfocándonos en los conceptos básicos de ServSafe® que cumple con el requisito de NC persona a cargo (...
Specialty Breads For All OccasionsSEF-3001Y3
Get ready to channel your inner bread baker. Bake, taste, and have fun exploring the world of baking! Learn how to bake and create fresh, mouthwatering specialty breads that will brighten any occasion. Our professional artisan bread baker will introduce you to a variety of r...
The Business of AgritourismENV-3200B3
Get an overview of agritourism with a focus on hospitality. You’ll learn about costs and financial management, regulations and liabilities, and innovative sales and marketing techniques – along with the hospitality aspects of lodging, dining, event planning, and more. You’ll...