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Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation

Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation 

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Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation 

The Food Science and Nutrition and Hospitality Pathways are designed to prepare students for entry-level positions as cook, restaurant server and food service assistant or related fields. Students study skills as short-order cooking and dining room service, preparing food including safety, sanitation, time and equipment management, safe practices, principles of cooking, various cooking recipes, professionalism, food safety, sanitation, buffet presentation, plate presentation and menu planning, roper hygiene and acceptable attire, proper cleaning procedures and methods of cooking, portion control in recipes, preparation of soups, salads, sandwiches, entrees, baked goods and beverages, techniques used in the hospitality industry, functions of the commercial kitchen and principles of nutrition according to the USDA Food Pyramid, all necessary for entry-level positions in culinary and restaurant careers fields.


  • Food Science and Nutrition Pathway

  • Food Service and Hospitality Pathway

Employment opportunities:

hospitality, tourism, and recreation
Employment opportunities:

Entry Level (w/H.S. diploma)
Technical Level (w/AA or AS or certificate)
Professional Level (w/BA or BS degree)
Restaurant servers
Food services assistant
Culinary Specialist
Culinary Instructor
Restaurant Chef
CTE Instructor - Culinary Arts
Food inspector
Food critic/Writer
Restaurant manager
Director of Culinary Services
Food service director
College Adjunct Culinary Instructor


For more information, contact your Work Experience Coordinator or Career Center Counselor.