Services for General Public

First Coast Technical College proudly provides the following services for the general public:

Walter’s Reef Café (Culinary Arts Program)

Walter’s Reef Café invites the public to savor the cuisine prepared by students of FCTC’s award-winning School of Culinary Arts.

Gourmet meals at excellent prices are served for lunch from Tuesday and Thursday from  11 a.m.-1 p.m. (when school is in session). Come sample the creations of rising culinary stars and enjoy their service in a relaxing ambiance.

St. Augustine Campus

Please call 904-547-3460 or email [email protected] for reservations.

Walter’s Reef Café

Cosmetology Salon (Cosmetology Program)

Head in to FCTC’s Cosmetology Salons (St. Augustine or Palatka) to indulge in a style cut, highlights, color, or a permanent. Advanced students create the look you want while under the supervision of expert instructors.

Deserve to be pampered with a mani & pedi? Nail specialty services await you too! Get the spa treatment with a fantastic facial, brow sculpting and waxing – at unbeatable prices!

List of services and pricing:
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St Augustine Campus
Please call 904-547-3451 for appointments

Putnam Campus
Please call 386-326-8769 for appointments.


Cosmetology Salon

The Hidden Nursery (Agriscience)

FCTC AgriScience students cultivate industry skills as they sell seasonal plants, annuals, perennials, herbs, vegetables, shrubs, hanging baskets, and dish gardens. Our 10,000 square foot greenhouse is always blooming with rare and traditional specimens – while it serves as an experimental lab where students learn innovative AgriScience practices.

Greenhouse behind Building F, Main Campus
Please call 547-3497 for information.


Tech Tots Child Care Center (Early Childhood Program)

Choosing the appropriate environment for your child is an important decision. FCTC is accepting Tech Tots childcare enrollment on the St. Augustine campus.

A quality childcare program builds your child’s confidence while strengthening their academic abilities. Tech Tots is a place where young children, ages 1 through 5, learn to socialize, be independent, and most of all develop a positive self image. FCTC’s Tech Tot program exceeds all Florida mandated requirements. (License C07J0040).

Childcare is available 7:00 AM to 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday, with meals and snacks prepared by FCTC’s award winning Culinary Arts program.

Rear of Building E, Main Campus
Please call 904-547-3490 or email [email protected] for more information.