• HCC hosting ‘Taste & Tour’ April 11 at HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute

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    March 25, 2019
    HCC hosting ‘Taste & Tour’ April 11 at HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute
    HOLYOKE — Holyoke Community College will hold an open house Thursday, April 11, at the HCC MGM Culinary Arts Institute for anyone interested in taking classes there as well as members of the general public who just want to tour the facility and sample dishes prepared by students and staff.
    The “Taste & Tour” event runs from 5-7 p.m. at the 164 Race St. facility and coincides with an open house at the adjacent Freight Farms hydroponic container farm, where visitors can learn about the ongoing urban farming project there managed by HCC.
    Guests at the open house will be able to tour the state-of-the-art, 20,000-square-foot Culinary Arts Institute, view cooking demonstrations, sample appetizers, meet faculty chefs and learn about HCC’s certificate and associate degree programs in Culinary Arts, as well as the college’s noncredit culinary and hospitality workforce training programs.
    HCC Admissions counselors will take on-the-spot applications and talk with students about programs and the enrollment process, including applying for financial aid and preparing for the college placement test.
    Holyoke Community College is the Commonwealth’s oldest community college, serving more than 11,000 students annually in credit and noncredit programs and courses. The college holds transfer agreements with more than two dozen colleges and universities. Recognized for its Honors Program, distance learning curriculum, learning communities, and service to students, HCC also offers business development opportunities through the Kittredge Center for Business and Workforce Development. Please visit us on the web at www.hcc.edu
    Chris Yurko, Media Relations Manager
    (413) 552-2259