Associate of Applied Science
Food and Beverage Management
It is designed to be just like it would be in the workplace. And so it’s long days, but it gives a very realistic view of what the industry is like. It’s very quick, it’s very focused.– Jamie LeRoux Faculty, Food and Beverage Management
With training in the supervision and management of Food and Beverage operations, you have a broad range of opportunities.
In this program, you will:
- Receive training in the supervision and management of food and beverage operations focusing on food preparation, dining room services, and beverage operations.
- Combine extensive laboratory hands-on training, cooperative work experience, and classroom training.
- Be prepared for careers as supervisors in food and beverage operations, in restaurants, hotels, hospitals, delis and catering operations, and in corporate food settings.
- Learn the skills that are essential to work in positions such as assistant chef, assistant dining room and/or catering manager, catering and event sales people, assistant manager, assistant food and beverage director, or food and beverage owners/operators.
- The average annual salary for Food Service Managers is $48,700.
- Employment of Food Service Managers is expected to grow 5 percent, which is slower than average.
- Most new jobs will be in full-service restaurants and special food services such as schools, health care facilities, and other commercial businesses and in nursing and residential care for the elderly.