Hospitality Academy Seminar

The demand for hospitality servers who are versed in the basics of customer service, sanitation, safety, and service sales is constantly increasing in Downtown Suffolk. PDCCC'S Hospitality Academy Seminar emphasizes in-depth training in technique, professionalism, and presentation. Participants will develop the skills needed for restaurant server sales positions. Participants who complete all three four-hour sessions will receive a restaurant hospitality certificate that is recognized by participating restaurants in their employment interviews.

When: To be announced

Where: Suffolk Workforce Development Center
157 North Main Street (2nd Floor)
Suffolk, Virginia

Seminar Topics and Key Points

  • Sales training
  • Serving techniques
  • Safety and sanitation
  • Role playing and situational demonstration
  • On-the-job observation and performance analysis at participating restaurants
  • Hospitality Academy Certificate

Participating Restaurants

  • Pisces Restaurant
  • Main Street Jazz Club
  • Suffolk Hilton Garden
  • Baron's Pub
  • Kelly's Tavern

For additional information or questions, call the Workforce Office at 757.569.6050 or send an email to