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Recruitment Open for Third Cycle of Table Service Essentials Training, Beginning September 22

Recruitment is open for Green Opportunities’ front-of-house training program, Table Service Essentials. This intensive seven-week course prepares students with the skills and experience needed to launch a career in Asheville’s thriving restaurant service sector. The course is free for income-qualified students.



Instructor Tim Tizzano helps with expediting during a pop-up dinner in Southside Kitchen. 


The training program, which begins on September 22, is led by A-B Tech instructor Tim Tizzano, a veteran of the restaurant service industry with over 25 years of front-of-house experience.

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Graduate Justin Tweed Invited to Speak about the GO Build Program at Presidential Campaign Rally


GO graduate Justin Tweed outside the Arthur R. Edington Education & Career Center in Asheville.


Green Opportunities (GO) graduate Justin Tweed was invited by the Hillary Clinton campaign to introduce the Honorable Anne Holton, former Virginia Education Secretary and Vice Presidential nominee Senator Tim Kaine’s wife, at last Monday’s campaign event in Asheville.


The rally took place in Asheville’s Southside neighborhood at the Arthur R.

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With determination and community support, a GO graduate gets back on her feet

“GO has been part of my journey for a long time. This program changed my life.”


This was the sentiment that Kwana Bailey shared with Student Development Director J Hackett as she left our office recently, on her way to see her new rental home for the first time.



Kitchen Ready graduate Kwana Bailey, with three of her children. 

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