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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 17, 2006

MENDOCINO COLLEGE, 1000 Hensley Creek Road, Ukiah, CA 95482

Contact:  Wilda Shock, 263.7575
               Lake Center Registration Staff, 263.4944

File: NR-Lake Center-Hospitality

Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Tourism Services Class at College

LAKEPORT -- “North Coast Hospitality, Culinary Arts and Tourism Services” will be offered at the Lake Center of Mendocino College for the spring 2007 semester.  The class will meet for 3 hours on Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Jan. 25 through May 24, at the college center on Parallel Drive in Lakeport.  The course offers an in-depth look at the hospitality industry including lodging, food and beverage services, and tourism with a focus on California’s North Coast.  Career opportunities, entrepreneurial potential, professional image, customer service, teamwork, human relations, and related fields will be explored through lectures and guest speakers, reading assignments, class exercises, written reports, and field trips.  Employment opportunities in hospitality management, travel marketing, professional tourism development, casino operations, and event management will be explored.
Course instructor is Wilda Shock, part-time faculty member in the Culinary Arts Management (CAM) certificate program at Mendocino College for the past four years, who has over 35 years of experience with publications, fundraising, public relations, event management and destination marketing.  She has worked with nonprofit organizations, academic institutions, and local governments.  Shock is also a director of the Redwood Empire Association, the destination marketing organization for the North Coast, and an active member of tourism, cultural, historic preservation and agricultural organizations on the regional, state and national level.
Enrollment in CAM 50/Section 5164 is now open through the college’s regular registration process. Contact the Lake Center at 263-4944 for information.  Other courses in the CAM program will be conducted on the Ukiah campus during the spring semester, utilizing the new commercial kitchen constructed last year.  Visit the College website,, for class schedules and more information.

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Created: February 07, 2007 @ 11:33 AM
Last Modified: February 07, 2007 @ 11:33 AM


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