The Hospitality Workers Training Centre (HWTC) is your training centre. We work in partnership with Unite Here, Local 75 to make sure you have access to skills and training that meets your needs. We offer classes on a range of topics from English and computer classes to hands on skills like banquet and restaurant serving and Smart Serve. Many of the classes take place right in your properties. All our small classes are led by professionals who are there to help you succeed. Please visit our website to learn about our upcoming training programs: and “Like” us on Facebook to stay up to date.

  • Winter 2016 Courses

    Posted 12-09-15 by In Worker Newsletter

    Below is a listing of all courses being offered to current Hospitality workers in Winter 2016. Introduction to Computers: (Computers Level 1): In this 12 week course students will learn important skills to get you started on using a computer, such as: Using keyboard shortcuts Searching for information on the Internet Creating an email account […]

  • Four Benefits of Being Connected

    Posted 12-09-15 by In Worker Newsletter

    The internet isn’t just for people in their 20’s. According to Statistics Canada, 85% of all adults in Canada use the internet. But, this number drops to just 45% for adults who are over 65. If you didn’t grow up using technology, it can seem scary. But, there are many important reasons why adults of […]

  • The Key Ingredients to Becoming Red Seal Certified

    Posted 12-09-15 by In Worker Newsletter

    Becoming certified as a Red Seal cook is a complicated process. HWTC is here to help make it easier. Dawn Ulla, Chef de Partie at One King West Hotel and Residence, passed the Red Seal exam on her birthday this summer. We’re just bursting with pride because HWTC was able to play a small role […]

  • Here Comes Hotel Relay!

    Posted 12-09-15 by In Worker Newsletter

    Last year HWTC held the first annual Hotel Relay. Ten hotels from across the city were visited by our relay team. Workers pass the baton and have their photos taken to show their pride in working in the Hospitality industry. If you’re interested in making sure the Hotel Relay stops at your property this year, […]

  • A Guide to Three Key Food Allergies

    Posted 12-09-15 by In Worker Newsletter

    In a 2014 survey, Canadian chefs said that allergy awareness is the country’s #1 food trend. Whether you work in the kitchen or front of house, you’ve probably noticed that more people than ever are asking for food that meets their allergy needs. Restaurants have had to become more aware of the kinds of allergies […]

  • Considering Retirement? Then Consider Joining This Amazing Group!

    Posted 12-09-15 by In Worker Newsletter

      What’s it like to retire from a career in Hospitality? What do you do to fill your time after you’ve stopped working? These are important questions are probably on your mind if you’re thinking about retirement. One of the great things you can do as you start to think about retirement is join the […]

  • BIG Holiday Wish Contest

    Posted 12-09-15 by In Worker Newsletter

    What’s your BIG wish for this holiday season? Is it for a special gift? Is it a wish for the entire world? For your family? Post your BIG holiday wish with on our Facebook page for a chance to win a BIG holiday prize pack. https://www.facebook.com/HospitalityTrainingCentre Congratulations to Shirley at Toronto Don Valley Hotel & […]