Labor and Economic Opportunity
Each candidate for the program will be evaluated in the following areas:
Training will include:
Cafeteria Facility Training
Entry into the Business Enterprise Program as a cafeteria location operator requires passing the five week BEP training program at the BSBP Training Center, 80 hours of on-the-job training in a vending machine location and 80 hours in a dry, semi-dry or snack bar location, a minimum of ten academic competencies, and ten weeks of on-the-job training by BEP-approved cafeteria trainers.
The 10 competencies may be obtained at an institution of higher education offering programs in food service or motel and hotel management. Questions concerning these academic competencies should be directed to the responsible Promotional Agent. The 10 competencies are approximately equivalent to one complete academic year of study. These competencies can be obtained by successfully completing the following food service courses: