About Our Program
For 2024, the Flyin’ Lion Transition to Employment Program is six weeks long, Monday through Wednesday, 6pm to 9pm, and covers the information and skills needed for entry into the Food Service Industry: A light meal will be served at 5:30pm. On-site childcare services and English-to-Spanish translators will be provided as determined by the needs of class participants.
Mondays and Wednesdays
I. Food Handling, Food Safety, and Sanitation
II. Use and care of commercial grade equipment and hand tools
III. Knife skills
IV. Kitchen vocabulary, weights, measures, equivalencies, and how to read and scale recipes
V. Basic cooking techniques
VII. Dining Room Service
VIII. ServSafe(R) certification prep
I. Basic baking techniques
II. Pie Production, product packaging and labeling for sale to the public
III. Specialty Cookie Production, product packaging and labeling for sale to the public
At the completion of the program, our students will be prepared to seek, obtain and maintain successful employment as Food Service Workers.
We provide uniforms, daily lunch, and the opportunity to earn a small stipend for working with the Flyin’ Lion sales team outside of class hours.