Hospitality Lab Program

Hospitality/Food Service

In this program, you will have the chance to gain hands-on experiences in a number of different hospitality settings. Work sites include Capri Gardens Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Bob Evans, and Ohio Wesleyan University. You will gain employability skills and life skills.

This is a 2-year program of study, in cooperation with surrounding area businesses. Classes are held at the work sites! During your first year (junior), you will obtain volunteer work experience in multiple areas of hospitality. During your second year (senior), you may pursue paid employment during the second semester.

Program Highlights:

  • Practice valuable skills to increase employability

  • Maximize independence in a work setting

  • Improve problem-solving and decision-making

  • Experience leadership and teamwork in a community setting

  • Identify, sanitize, and safely use equipment in a commercial kitchen

Areas of Study:

  • SERV Safe Certification

  • OSHA 10 Certification

  • Work success skills

  • Resume creation and interview skills

  • Measuring techniques

  • Life skill meal preparation

  • Build work stamina and stay on task

  • Safety and sanitation practices

  • Improving communication skills


  • Work on the job four days a week

  • Classroom time is Fridays when you will learn transferable skills that are needed in any area of hospitality

  • During your first year, you will obtain volunteer work experience in multiple areas

  • During your second year, you may pursue paid employment

Credits Available:

3 elective credits per year


  • You must be 16 years of age or older

  • You must enjoy working with others and be appropriate for community employment, and work independently for a minimum of 20 minutes.

Download the full Hospitality fact sheet in English, en Español, or Somali.

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Fees can be easily paid online, 24 hours a day. Learn more about paying class fees and adding to your student’s lunch account.

Hospitality & Food Service I Fee Sheet

Hospitality & Food Service II Fee Sheet

To ask more questions about any program or to schedule a tour of our campus, contact Administrative Assistant to the Enrollment Coordinator, Mariellen Murray at (740) 201-3216 or


Leslie Brennan

4565 Columbus Pike | Delaware, OH 43015

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