Hospitality Management & Culinary Arts
Area of Study: Hospitality Management (Culinary Arts)
Degree/Certificate: Associate of Applied Business Degree in Hospitality Management with a concentration in Culinary Arts
The Hospitality Management (Culinary Arts) provides all the basics for the beginner and all of the advanced management skills for those who have worked in the culinary field at line-level positions. Practical industry related experiences are included. The culinary arts curriculum follows the guidelines of the American Culinary Federation.
The Culinary Arts program has three major components:
- Culinary concentration/hands-on food preparation: Emphasizes hands-on food preparation, including techniques in garde-manger, baking and contemporary and classical cuisine
- Kitchen management and supervision: Emphasizes menu planning, purchasing, cost control, human resource training and supervision
- Academic: Prepares the student for critical thinking, decision making, customer service, communication skills and cultural awareness