Career opportunities at hospitality workshops

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Ike’s Old Florida Kitchen will soon be serving up a healthy helping of information to those interested in careers in upscale dining and hospitality.
Mitch Simmons, owner of Ike’s restaurant at the Izaak Walton Lodge in Yankeetown and Neon Leon’s restaurant of Homosassa, will host the “Secrets to Success in the Restaurant and Hospitality Industry” workshop on Monday  The workshop is free and presented in partnership with Workforce Connection. It takes place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Ike’s restaurant, 6301 Riverside Drive, in Yankeetown.
Job seekers interested in restaurants and hospitality will get an inside look at what it takes to succeed in the business from veteran industry professionals. In addition, Workforce Connection will provide a workshop covering the essentials of customer service for those in the restaurant/hospitality field.  Job applications will also be accepted following the sessions.
“This opportunity is ideal for motivated individuals who thrive in an exciting workplace,” said Frank Calascione, Workforce Connection’s business development manager in Citrus County.  “The workshops will lay out the attitudes, skills and knowledge job seekers need to excel in this industry.”
For more information or to register for the workshops, call Workforce Connection in Levy County at 352-493-6813, in Citrus County at 352-637-2223 or toll-free at 800-434-JOBS (5627).