Culinary & Hospitality Career Night April 11
(Delaware and Chester Counties, PA • March 14, 2018)—Are you interested in a career in hospitality or culinary arts? Then don’t miss your chance to get a flavor for both fields at Delaware County Community College’s Culinary and Hospitality Career Night on Wednesday, April 11 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public and will be held in the STEM Center on the Marple Campus (901 S. Media Line Road, Media, PA).
Qualified culinary and hospitality workers are in high demand by regional employers. Prospective and current students can use this opportunity to network with employers seeking to fill positions covering both the front and back of the house. Participating employers include Wawa, Wegmans, Embassy Suites by Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn (Exton/West Chester) and Springfield Country Club.
Attendees will also hear from keynote speaker Patrick J. Byrne, who has spent 32 years as the proprietor of the historic General Warren, an award-winning country inn and restaurant. Under his leadership, the General Warren has remained a Chester County institution regarded for providing a four-star dining and lodging experience. Byrne, a graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, will speak about his experiences as a hands-on owner and classically trained chef.
The College offers an associate degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management as well as an associate degree and a short-term certificate in Culinary Arts. Students in the Hotel and Restaurant Management program learn what it takes to work in the hospitality field and, after graduation, can begin their career or transfer to a four-year school to earn a bachelor’s degree. Careers in the field are available all over the world and include working in casinos, hotels, restaurants, resorts, theme parks, on cruises and more. Learn more at: www.dccc.edu/hotel.
The College’s Culinary Arts program is offered in both Chester County, at the Brandywine Campus, and in Delaware County at Widener University through a special partnership. Students can choose to pursue an associate degree or a certificate. The program is managed by Peter Gilmore, a renowned chef with more than 35 years of experience. Learn more at: www.dccc.edu/culinary.
To register to attend Culinary and Hospitality Career Night, visit www.dccc.edu/career-night or call 610-723-4000.
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