‘Ospitality Tuscia’, vocational training for halls and bars
From 28 February to employees of tourism companies and students in hospitality classes. The course is organized by WeTarquinia and Confcommercio Lazio Nord
TARQUINIA – To improve the quality of hospitality and accommodation and restaurant facilities in the area, all actors directly and indirectly interested in the tourism sector are involved. This is the aim of the professional training for halls and bars ‘Ospitality Tuscia’ organized by WeTarquinia and Confcommercio Lazio Nord, with the support of the Bilateral Tourist Board of Lazio and in collaboration with the municipality of Tarquinia in the IISS ‘Vincenzo Cardarelli’, presented in Tarquinia, February 24, at the Villa Tirreno Hotel. Present were Lorenza Turilli, President of Confcommercio Lazio North Section of Tarquinia; Marzia Marzoli, of Confcommercio Terziario Fra in SIB Province Viterbo; Deputy Mayor of Tarquinia Luigi Serafini; the teacher of the IISS ‘Vincenzo Cardarelli’ Laura Piroli.
‘The organization of vocational training courses is one of the strengths of our association – says Lorenza Turilli, President of the Confcommercio Lazio Nord Section of Tarquinia -. This initiative is dedicated to figures in great demand of hospitality and catering facilities, for which constant updating of skills and abilities is essential. What makes us proud is the high level of participation in the activities of both operators and students of the IISS ‘Vincenzo Cardarelli’ and the ability, like Confcommercio Lazio Nord, to network and create moments of exchange and sharing. The collaboration with Lazio’s bilateral tourism agency will then continue with “Job Day”: a day entirely dedicated to supply and demand, planned for the month of March, which will provide Tarquinia’s hospitality and catering facilities is, but not only, staff recruiting for the season. Finally, we would like to thank Chef Salvo Cravero for the valuable collaboration that oversaw the overall vision of the training course as designed and implemented.
‘These two years of pandemic have taught us how important it is to invest in the training of professionals operating in the tourism sector – highlights Marzia Marzoli, from Confcommercio Terziario donna in the SIB province of Viterbo -. Knowing how to adequately welcome a tourist or visitor, provide accurate information and demonstrate competence and professionalism are very important aspects for a territory with a tourist vocation like that of Tarquinia, which has to deal with a very competitive market.
Participating in the training of the boys and girls working for the next season will be an exciting moment – says restaurateur Daniela Coletta, one of the promoters of WeTarquinia -. Like WeTarquinia, we will try to re-offer this experience of vocational training and cultural growth in the future as well.
‘Hospitality is a key factor for tourism and we are aware of the need to improve the quality standards of the overall offer of the structures and services present in our territory, in order to make the destination of Tarquinia more attractive – says’ the Deputy Mayor Luigi Serafini -. For this reason, we have joined the proposals of WeTarquinia and Confcommercio Lazio Nord and we are happy to support ourselves as a local government. In this restart, the forces between institutions, business associations and schools become even more essential in order to recover lost ground and restart the sector.
‘We have accepted the invitation of WeTarquinia and Confcommercio Lazio Nord – explains the head of the IISS’ Vincenzo Cardarelli ‘Laura Piroli – because we believe it is of fundamental importance to the Institute and close contact with all the realities of our territory to be. In fact, we want to offer students new forms and training tools and encourage greater interconnection between the school world and work, in an area of tourism that represents a significant voice in the Tarquin economy, with significant development potential for the future ‘.
The training and bar will take place in Tarquinia and will be led by professional hospitality teachers, bartenders, latte art, sommelier, oil tasters, hydro sommelier, food and beverage management, personnel management, interior design, management, mental trainers.
The courses start on February 28 and continue every Monday until March 21, with four days divided into macro areas: professional awareness, the importance of hospitality and welcome, cocktails not only as an aperitif, cellar management and proper food-wine pairing .