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Contact: Tamoura Jones
Tamoura Jones, Department Chair - Culinary,Hotel / Restaurant / Tourism Instructor
Phone: 404-225-4533
Email:
Campus: Main
Department: Academic Affairs, Academic Affairs, Business & Public Service Technologies Division
, MBA, Program Chair
Email: tjones@atlantatech.edu
Direct: (404) 225-4533

 

Food and Beverage Director

Program Overview

The Food and Beverage Director Certificate program prepares students for employment in a variety of positions in today\'s hotels and restaurants. Why not study in a city with a reputation of impeccable southern charm, fine dining and world-class sophistication? Atlanta is home to the world\'s busiest airport and provides a rich and eclectic blend of hospitality business in which to pursue a vibrant career. The Food and Beverage program provides learning opportunities which introduce, develop, and reinforce occupational knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for job acquisition, retentions, and advancement. Additionally, the program provides opportunities to upgrade present knowledge and skills or to retrain in the area of Food and Beverage Management.

Minimum Program Length: 2 Semesters

Estimated Program Cost  $2,672

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Entrance Requirements

Admissions Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age.
  • Completion of high school or GED and submission of official transcript required to apply.
  • Achievement of minimum program admission scores in Reading, English, and Math.
  • Transfer of previous post secondary credits will be determined by the registrar.
Student Performance/Graduation Requirements: Students must maintain a 2.0 grade point average and complete all required courses to graduate.

 

Course Overview

Contact Hours
Credit Hours
Currciulum (15 hours)
Occupational Courses (15 hours)
Provides the student with an overview of occupations in the hospitality industry. Emphasizes the various segments of each occupation and the interrelated responsibilities for customer service which exist across the hospitality industry. Topics include: development of the hospitality industry, food and beverage services, hotel services, meeting and convention services, management\'s role in the hospitality industry, and hospitality industry trends.
This courses focuses on the principles of good supervision and leadership as they apply to day-to-day hospitality operations. Topics include recruiting, selection, orientation, compensation and benefits, motivation, teamwork, coaching, employee training and development, performance standards, discipline, employee assistance programs, health and safety, conflict management, communicating and delegating, and decision making and control.
Provides students with a study of food and beverage operations and management. Emphasis is placed on the successful operation of a food and beverage establishment. Topics include restaurants, owners, locations, and concepts; business plans, financing, and legal and tax matters; menus, kitchens, and purchasing; restaurant operations and management.
Provides an overview of the professionalism in culinary arts, culinary career opportunities, Chef history, pride, and espirit d corp. Introduces principles and practices necessary to food, supply, and equipment selection, procurement, receiving, storage, and distribution. Topics include: cuisine, food service organizations, career opportunities, food service styles, basic culinary management techniques, professionalism, culinary work ethics, quality factors, food tests, pricing procedures, cost determination and control, selection, procurement, receiving, storage, and distribution. Laboratory demonstration and student experimentation parallel class work.
Emphasizes fundamental kitchen and dining room safety, sanitation, maintenance, and operation procedures. Topics include: cleaning standards, O.S.H.A. M.S.D.S. guidelines, sanitary procedures following SERV-SAFE guidelines, HACCAP, safety practices, basic kitchen first aid, operation of equipment, cleaning and maintenance of equipment, dishwashing, and pot and pan cleaning. Laboratory practice parallels class work.