Hospitality Management - Restaurant and Catering

Program Overview

The Canadian Tourism Human Resources Council (CTHR) anticipates that the food and beverage services sector will grow to employ 1.95 – million people by 2015. The CHTRC has also reported that 68 per cent of employees within this sector are young Canadians.

 

Two-year Restaurant and Catering diploma program will prepare you for a challenging and satisfying career in restaurant operations management. You will learn skills that are essential to this segment of this industry, including menu management, beverage knowledge and bartending.

 

In addition, you will also spend two days per week in a placement at a restaurant or a hotel. This placement will give you the practical experience to complement the theory learned in class.

 

 

BENEFITS

 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Courses cover business practices in accounting, purchasing, human resources, supervision and cost control

  • You’ll gain practical experience with some of Canada’s largest restaurant companies through the school’s two-days-a-week placement

  • Certifications include the Smart Serve program the National Sanitation Training certificate

  • Many of this program’s corporate and business partners will hire students during or after periods of work experience

 

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PROGRAM OUTLINE

 

Semester 1

College Communications 1

Customer Service: A Modern Approach

Human Resources and Career Planning

Introduction to Hospitality Accounting

Practical Math for Hospitality

Sanitation, Safety and Hygiene

Quantity Food Production

Theory of Food

 

Semester 2

College Communications 2

Principles of Food, Beverage and Labour Cost Controls

Supervisory Practices for the Kitchen Manager

Purchasing for Commercial Kitchen

 Food Production, Practical Supervision

Field Placement – Kitchen Manager

 

Semester 3

Menu Management and Design

Cuisine of Diverse Cultures

General Education Elective

Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action

Beverage Knowledge and Bartending

Principles of Hospitality Management

 

Semester 4

Hospitality Industry Issues

Dining Room Management

Field Placement – Restaurant Catering Management

Hospitality Managerial Accounting

Marketing Strategies

 

Note: minimum C grade required in all courses.

   

  

 

At A Glance

Our industry partners include:

  • Swiss Chalet

  • Kelsey’s

  • Milestone

  • Red Lobster

  • Shoeless Joe’s

  • The Keg

  • Jack Astor’s

  • Canyon Creek

  • Alice Fazooli’s

  • Milagro Cantina Mexicana

At A Glance