Restaurant/Food Service Management Associate Degree - Hospitality Management
Area of Study: Hospitality Management (Restaurant/Food Service Management)
Degree/Certificate: Associate of Applied Business degree in Hospitality Management with a concentration in Restaurant/Food Service Management
View cost of attendance information for Academic Year 2023-2024
The Associate Degree in Restaurant and Food Service Management provides the education, experience and industry networking needed to start a hospitality management career. The hospitality industry is among the largest and fastest growing in the world, offering opportunities for ambitious students who enjoy working with people. Graduates are well prepared to enter as a supervisor or management candidate in restaurants, hotel food and beverage departments or commercial/contract food service operations. Coursework includes an emphasis on culinary management and supervision, menu planning, purchasing, cost control, and human resources training. In addition to classroom instruction, students get hands-on restaurant management experience in both the kitchen and dining rooms of our student-run restaurants.
Signature components of the Restaurant and Food Service Management Associate Degree program
- Restaurant and Food Service Concentration: In-depth classroom discussions related to real world experiences to develop a core understanding of the fundamentals of restaurant, culinary, beverage, and information technology in hospitality.
- Restaurant Management and Supervision: foundational instruction emphasizing customer service focused communication, human resources training and supervision, and the dynamics of restaurant management and marketing.
- Academic Development: prepares the student for critical thinking, decision making, information technology and microcomputer applications, teamwork, and cultural awareness.