Restaurant, Culinary and Catering Management/Manager is a major/degree program that prepares individuals to plan, supervise, and manage food and beverage preparation and service operations, restaurant facilities, and catering services.
Includes instruction in food/beverage industry operations, cost control, purchasing and storage, business administration, logistics, personnel management, culinary arts, restaurant and menu planning, executive chef functions, event planning and management, health and safety, insurance, and applicable law and regulations.
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What can you do with a major/degree in Culinary Services? Learn more on the Careers/Jobs/Internships in the Culinary Services page.
What can you do with a major/degree in Restaurant, Culinary and Catering Management/Manager Major?
If you choose to pursue a degree in Restaurant, Culinary and Catering Management/Manager, you may choose to work for small, well-known restaurants or you may choose to work for larger international franchises. Catering companies and food development departments also employ degree holders in this field.
Trade Associations and Professional Organizations in Restaurant, Culinary and Catering Management/Manager Major
Professional associations are groups of professionals dedicated to topics in specific fields. Professional associations provide a wealth of online resources, some of which are geared specifically towards students. These organizations typically also host conferences and events, providing great opportunities for learning and networking across your field of interest.
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