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Restaurant & Entrepreneurship

Developing Successful Food & Beverage Managers and Entrepreneurs

Join us to Collaborate, Make an Impact, and Empower Yourself. The possibilities are endless!


Our curriculum is rooted in a global perspective, examines food and beverage standards and best practices internationally as well as in emerging markets. You’ll master the technical foundations of the field while developing essential leadership and managerial skills in areas such as marketing, branding, finance, innovation, and development.

Designed for students who have an interest in pursuing a vast spectrum of food and beverage service-oriented careers, our program will help you gain the analytical, interpersonal, and organizational skills needed to become a successful hospitality professional. You will learn key concepts, strategies, and practical skills necessary for managing, owning, and operating a successful restaurant, bar, or other food and beverage business.

You will develop confidence in your ability to manage your business’s finances and learn critical operational functions like menu design, income statement analysis, pricing, margin analysis, supply chain management, guest service processes, and employee engagement and performance.

You’ll examine business opportunities in food and beverage services such as food trucks, quick-service eateries, upscale restaurants, coffee bars, beverage establishments, and virtual service ventures. Challenging projects and conversations with industry experts, entrepreneurs, and financiers will give you the confidence to kick-start your own project and define the future of the food and beverage industry.

Skills Learned

  • Business Management
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Services Marketing
  • Entrepreneurial Skills
  • Franchising and Brand Management
  • International Service Standards and Service Skills
  • Culinary Fundamentals
  • Innovative Technologies
  • Human Resources Managemen

Program Highlights

  • International faculty for global educational excellence in restaurant and entrepreneurship
  • Curriculum matching international industry requirements and standards
  • State-of-the-art facilities designed for restaurant and culinary arts
  • Attractive dual-degree Bachelor & Master programs with CETT in Barcelona, Spain
  • Industry-based practical experience and internships

Potential Career Paths

  • Restaurant Manager or Owner
  • Franchise Manager or Owner
  • Food or Beverage Concept Developer
  • Operations Manager
  • Purchasing Manager
  • Beverage Manager
  • Food or Beverage Sales Representative
  • Food Public Relations Specialist
  • Culinary Trendologist
  • Recipe Tester and Developer
  • Wine Sommelier

Specialization & Specialized Courses

Hospitality Common Core Courses (35 credits)

Introduction to the Hospitality Industry • Product and Service Management in the Hospitality Industry • Basic Accounting in Hospitality Industry • Hospitality Property Management Systems – Opera • Food and Beverage Management • Financial Management in Hospitality • HR Management in Hospitality • Marketing in the Hospitality Industry • Global Hospitality Business Management • Strategic Leadership in the Hospitality Industry • Customer Relationship Management in the Hospitality Industry • Research Methods in the Hospitality Industry •

Food & Beverage Management (58 Credits)

Introduction to Culinary Management • Culinary Fundamentals I • Purchasing and Inventory Management • Beverage Management • Culinary Fundamentals II • Menu Planning, Engineering, and Cost Control • Innovative Technologies for Hospitality • Franchising and Brand Management • Organizational Behavior in Hospitality • Wine Sommelier • Restaurant Operations • Catering and Event Management • Wine and Food Tourism • Entrepreneurship I: Hospitality Entrepreneurship and Innovation • Restaurant Layout and Design • Entrepreneurship II: Entrepreneurial Finance • Capstone Project • Entrepreneurship III: Restaurant Development and Operations