For the college's coronavirus updates, please visit www.cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
As of June 24, NC Gov. Roy Cooper announced the state will remain in Phase Two for another three weeks -- until July 17 -- while making face coverings mandatory in public.
Registration for fall semester classes is open at www.cpcc.edu/admissions/registration. Central Piedmont will announce its updated plans for the upcoming fall semester soon after the July 4 holiday. Preliminary plans for fall include offering classes that are completely online, class sections that are primarily online, classes that will combine online and in-person instruction, and a smaller percentage of traditional in-person classes.
Read the complete message at www.cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
Get Started in the Food Business
Let Central Piedmont's Small Business Center help you to start, manage, and grow your own food business. To learn more about these featured classes or other offerings to help your small business, call 704.330.4223.
Food Trucks 101: Starting a Mobile Food Business
Food trucks are the single fastest growing sector of the restaurant industry. Discover how to develop your business, build your brand and gain a loyal following. You will learn how to comply with regulatory requirements, to overcome common obstacles and to measure your success. Facilitated by Ricky Ortiz founder of Tacos Rick-Os.
Food Truck Marketing
Are you ready for your food truck to go viral? Learn the best ways to build your brand, attract media attention, increase sales and grow profits. Discover how to build a multifaceted strategy that harnesses the power of social media, local publications, your website, and word of mouth to drive sales and grow your food truck business.
How to Start a Restaurant
Opening a restaurant is hard, but fun work. Where do you start? This comprehensive course will take you step-by-step through the knowledge and processes that will make you a successful restaurateur. From creating a menu to the servers you hire, learn how to make the business enjoyable, appealing and profitable one plate at a time. Topics include the business plan, funding, choosing a site, lease negotiation, design and equipment, hiring and training.