Rock Valley College

Culinary and Hospitality Certificate Training

Man in apron in a kitchen

Food Safety Manager, Retail Food Safety Manager

All the knowledge needed to pass any of the ANSI-accredited food manager approved exams is provided. All food service operations that prepare and serve food are required to have a certified food service manager on premise when food is handled.
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Illinois Food Handler Training

A food handler is a person working in a food facility and performing any duty that involve the preparation, storage or service of food (servers, bartenders, dishwashers, hosts/hostesses).
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Cooking Basics

Cooking Basics’ nineteen lessons cover a wide range of instruction, including kitchen equipment and tools, portion control procedures, basic cuts of meat, dry and moist heat cooking methods, slicing, dicing, chopping, plate presentation, seasoning, poultry, seafood, development of consistent recipes, waste management, workplace safety and more.
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Illinois Allergen Awareness

In this course, you will learn current information on what causes an allergic reaction, the eight major food allergens, how to communicate with customers who have food allergies, and how to assure customers’ allergen needs are communicated within the operation from the initial order to the serving process. 
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Allergen Plan Development

With the Allergen Plan Development Course, the answers to the questions about “ask your manager” are developed. This course walks management through all the elements of food allergens in a food operation, allowing management to decide what will and will not be done. 
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Allergen Plan Specialist

After completing the prerequisite courses Allergen Awareness and Allergen Plan Development, you will be provided with an in-depth understanding of food allergens, product ingredients, and common allergen food items. You will learn when to be alert to potential ingredient changes, how to communicate with suppliers, and what to do about product recalls due to allergen mislabeling or undeclared allergens.
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BASSET Alcohol Training

Tap Series’ BASSET Alcohol Training online course is approved by the State of Illinois’ Liquor Control Commission. The interactive online course provides the necessary tools and skills for the safe and legal service of alcoholic beverages and is the quickest and most enjoyable way to earn your BASSET certificate.
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Earn More With Service

Service is the number one reason customers recommend a restaurant. This program teaches how to better "Interact" with foodservice staff and customers by observing, experiencing and interacting with methods to provide great customer service. 
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Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) This course meets both nationally and internationally accepted HACCP standards. It contains the information needed to effectively participate in the organization, development, implementation and management of a successful HACCP plan.
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