Asian Touch Training Center
The Asian Touch Training Center in Marikina is a duly accredited TESDA training center for Bartending, Barista, Housekeeping, cooking and culinary arts and Food and Beverage service. It is a training center that was instituted in response for the need to upgrade the skills of Filipino workers to match the needed skills in the job market especially for deployment abroad. However, its graduates are also hired by local bars, hotels, coffee shops and restaurants.
The bartending program will help students to learn how to mix liquors and how to manage and serve people who are drinking. The barista program helps student how to create different mixtures coffee (Cappuccino, Macchiato and Caffe Latte, etc.) Housekeeping refers to the program on how to keep houses or places clean and neat. Finally, cooking and culinary arts programs teach students on different ways to prepare different food cuisines as well as ways to cook and prepare food.
The Asian Touch Marikina Training Center provides a comprehensive program in all of its training courses. For instance, its bartending program not only focuses on making different liquor concoctions or cocktail making but includes learning responsible service of alcohol, preparing and serving non-alcoholic beverages as well workplace hygiene, and cellar operations among others. Its culinary arts included learning supervisory skills like correct Food Handling, Personal and Environmental Hygiene, among others. The Barista program provides training on how to texturize milk, grind and tamp coffee, use coffee espresso machines, roasting and blending, etc.
The Asian Touch Marikina Training Center has trainers that are not only theoretically knowledgeable of these skills but have the seasoned experience in the field that they teach. Apparently, these programs are skills which need to be learned in practice or real work experience. Hence the program extensively included hands on training of the students. The programs are also open to all people of all ages or gender. It does not require any educational background.
Asian Touch Marikina Training Center is located at No. 11 N. Roxas St., San Roque, Marikina City, with telephone nos. 995-0996/ 703-2969.