New food service agreement helps provide job skills

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Today Pitt Community College, the city of Greenville, and the crossroads community center signed an agreement to begin a new food service program

The two year agreement will provide resources for locals to develop skills for entry in the food service industry.

The course will be four hours three days a week for six weeks.

Participants will be hands on learning about different skills and walk away with certifications like kitchen safety and Servsafe for managers

City manager Barbara Lipscomb says this is a move that will better the community.

“It’s important because we are investing in the people of our community and our people are our most valuable resource,” said Lipscomb

The program will consist of 20 students at most to start.

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