Young black woman frosting cakes at a bakeryLearn the skills you need for a career in the food service industry. Gain real-world experience at the EOC’s in-house cafeteria, SPOONS. Find job opportunities in restaurants, hotels, colleges and senior living facilities.

Evening classes only.

Get Hands-on Training

  • Mixing techniques and methods
  • Leavening agents
  • Quick and yeast breads
  • Cakes and specialty desserts
  • Icings and toppings
  • Food safety
  • Math skills for baking

Start Your New Career

  • Work with our Career Services team to develop your resume and prep for interviews
  • Attend job fairs
  • Connect with employers who need your skills
  • Secure your job!

What do I need to get started?

To enter the program, a qualifying score on the TABE (Test for Adult Basic Education) is required. Contact the EOC and start working toward your goal today.

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Contact the EOC

Fax: (518) 273-1919


431 River Street, Troy, NY 12180

Albany Center for Education
30 North Russell Road (Second Floor), Albany, NY 12206
NOTE: The Albany location is open for ESL classes only.

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