Dec 05, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog

Hotel & Restaurant Management, AAS

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Hotel & Restaurant Management

Hotel & Restaurant ManagementGain hands-on training in the hospitality industry with the opportunity to earn a diploma or Associate in Applied Science Degree. As the longest-running Hotel and Restaurant Management program in Iowa, our coursework and student experience continues to evolve to meet the skills needed to succeed in the industry. While studying in hotel and restaurant industries, learning health operations skills and experiencing management settings, you will become familiar with:

  • Food costing
  • Computerized front office management
  • Food service sanitation
  • Menu planning and design
  • Food production
  • Convention management
  • Housekeeping management
  • Hotel operations
  • Personnel management

Learn the ropes of the industry in our top-notch facilities. You'll have access to two kitchens that are fully equipped with a Unox combi oven, steam tables, grills, convection ovens and more.

The best part is that employment and placement rates are exceptional for students in our program. In fact, 95 percent of graduates have been placed in an industry demanding new employees. Whether you want to become a chef, front office worker or hotel manager, you can rest assured there will be a need for you in the workplace.

Hotel & Restaurant Management A.A.S. Degree Program Outcomes

  1. Calculate the cost per portion of given recipes and measurements/weights
  2. Prepare an effective cover letter & resume
  3. Acquire a realistic experience working in the Hospitality Industry
  4. Distinguish between different hand tools, utensils and equipment
  5. Operate hand tools, utensils and equipment properly
  6. Determine the quality of a guest experience
  7. Convert recipes to yield different amounts
  8. Identify proper storage areas for food and nonfood items
  9. Demonstrate proper sanitation procedures
  10. Demonstrate teamwork by taking initiative in completing tasks or assisting other team members
  11. Recognize workplace legal requirements
  12. Classify nutrients and diets for medical nutrition therapy

Faculty Contact

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