Hospitality and Culinary Science

If you enjoy working with people and food, hospitality and culinary arts may be the field for you. Beyond training to be a chef, there are many rewarding opportunities to improve health, manage businesses or plan events. The Gourmet Room, located on the Dale Mabry Campus, is a fine dining restaurant experience run by our own Hospitality and Culinary Science students.

Culinary Arts

AS Programs: 

  • AS Culinary Management - Learn and perfect the skills to become a professional cook or chef.
  • AS Hospitality and Tourism Management - Develop the skills to manage hotels, motels, recreation establishments and resorts.
  • AS Restaurant Management - Acquire the skills to manage a hotel/motel, restaurant, bar or catering agency.

Dietetic Technician



AS Dietetic Technician
A dietetic technician guides others to better health through nutrition. Learn to work with a registered dietitian to assist with menu planning, diet instruction, and food purchasing in schools, hospitals, resorts or senior living facilities.

Certificate Programs:

Apprentice Certificate - Prepare to work as a pantry, prep or lead cook.
Culinary Arts Certificate - Train to become a cook, restaurant manager, or food director of a hotel or resort.
Event Planning Management Certificate  -Develop business skills related to the hospitality industry.
Food and Beverage Operations Certificate - Learn basic operations in running a restaurant or managing food services.
Food and Beverage Management Certificate - Prepare to take on the role of supervisor or manager in the food industry.