Food Service Management

Associate of Applied Science Degree

The Food Service Management program culminates in an Associate of Applied Science Degree. This program combines theory, practical training, and industry experience to prepare students for entry-level and management positions in the diverse and dynamic food service industry. This degree program is designed to continue principles taught in the Culinary Arts certificate program. The spectrum of learning is expanded to include more in-depth professional studies thereby enhancing employment options. Accreditation by the American Culinary Federation ensures graduates’ eligibility for certification as an ACF “Certified Culinarian”.

Technical subject areas include introduction to the industry, basic baking, patisserie, cost control, dining room service, Garde manger, nutritional cooking, fundamental cooking principles, short order cookery, a la carte stations, menu planning, supervised internship, and the recognized sanitation certificate awarded by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

The Associate of Applied Science Degree is awarded upon successful completion of the program.

Students entering autumn semester may complete the program in four semesters. Students entering spring should meet with advisor prior to selecting courses.

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