The Associate Degree in Restaurant Management is meant to provide a solid foundation for management careers in fine dining establishments, catering operations, and other areas of the foodservice profession.
Courses like Professional Dining Room Service, Introduction to Food and Beverage, Introduction to Hospitality, and Wines give students a broad knowledge of the field, while hands-on classes such as Restaurant Operations and Culinary Basics allow students to learn firsthand how both the front and back of the house operate. Upon completion of the associate degree program, students may seek employment in entry-level management positions in restaurants, hotels, catering companies, and other commercial or institutional foodservice operations.
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As an added bonus, every A.S. in Restaurant Management student participates in a week-long, tuition-paid cruise & resort tour of Walt Disney World ®, central Florida resorts, and the Bahamas. Students who go on to complete the bachelor’s degree will have the opportunity to earn enough certifications from The American Hotel and Lodging Educational Foundation to be designated as a Rooms Division Specialist.
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The Bachelor’s Degree in Restaurant Management caters to those students who are looking for a career in the restaurant and foodservice industry.
Traditional classroom learning in courses like Risk Management and Human Resources in the Hospitality Industry helps students to develop effective leadership styles and an understanding of workplace issues. Meanwhile, classes like Business Franchising and Restaurant Design allow students to express their creativity by designing and strategizing ways to run their own restaurant.
Upon completion of the bachelor’s program, students may seek employment in entry-level management positions in restaurants, hotels, catering companies, and other commercial or institutional foodservice operations. Possible positions include restaurant manager, catering or banquet manager, dining room or room service manager, and assistant food and beverage director.
Every bachelor’s student receives the rewarding opportunity to go on an eight-day tour of England. On their journey, students take in the country’s rich history and sights, enjoy English cuisine at esteemed restaurants, and interact with some of England’s most respected leaders in the culinary and hospitality fields.