Kitchen Training Session

October 30, 2023 @ 11:30AM — 1:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

The Festival Center: 1640 Columbia Rd Washington, DC 20009 Get Directions

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Are you eager to unlock the culinary possibilities of the Festival Center Commercial Kitchen? Look no further!

Join us for an exclusive in-person training session tailored to acclimate kitchen renters to the standards, expectations, and protocols of our state-of-the-art kitchen facility.

Purpose: The primary objective of this training is to ensure that all prospective kitchen renters are well-versed in the operational procedures and best practices essential for utilizing the Festival Center Commercial Kitchen effectively.


  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Overview of Festival Center Commercial Kitchen
  • Safety and Sanitation Guidelines
  • Equipment Familiarization
  • Reservation Procedures
  • Compliance and Documentation Requirements
  • Q&A Session
  • Conclusion and Certificate Distribution

Important Information:

  • This training session is available exclusively in an in-person format. Virtual attendance is not possible.
  • Completion of this training is mandatory for anyone planning to prepare and cook in the Festival Center kitchen.
  • Following successful completion of the training, attendees will receive a link to request kitchen usage.
  • Please bring your food handler's license to the training for our records. We will make copies and retain them for compliance purposes.

Who Should Attend:

  • Aspiring chefs
  • Culinary entrepreneurs
  • Event caterers
  • Food enthusiasts
  • Anyone interested in renting the Festival Center Commercial Kitchen

What to Expect:

During this comprehensive training, you will gain a thorough understanding of the kitchen's layout, safety protocols, equipment operation, and reservation procedures. Our expert instructors will ensure that you leave feeling confident and well-prepared to make the most of this remarkable culinary resource.

Don't miss this opportunity to become eligible to reserve your cook time in the Festival Center Kitchen! Join us for an informative and engaging session that will set you on the path to culinary success.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Festival Center Commercial Kitchen Training!

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