Sustainable Food and Beverage Management, Certificate of Achievement

The Sustainable Food and Beverage Management Certificate of Achievement is designed to prepare students/employees to become successful supervisors and leaders in the food and beverage industry.

Learning Outcomes

Certificate of Achievement Requirements

Required Core
HOSP 53Introduction to Food and Beverage Management3
HOSP 58Sanitation, Safety, Equipment3
HOSP 63Hospitality Supervision1.5
HOSP 64Customer Service3
HOSP 70Hospitality Cost Control3
Select one to two units from the following:1-2
Hospitality Work Experience (Students will be placed in a job situation for experience)
Select one to three units from the following:1-3
Introduction to Business Ownership/Management
Introduction to E-Marketing
Urban Agriculture Culinary Arts
Farm to Table Sustainable Cooking
Culinary Foundations I
Culinary Foundations II
Wine Fundamentals
Wine Appreciation and Analysis
Wine Service
Origins of Wine
Beer, Wine and Spirits
Food and Wine Pairing
Monterey County Wines
Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
Special Events Management
Professional Meeting Planning
Hospitality Career Readiness
Bakeshop: Yeasted and Non-Yeasted Breads
Bakeshop: Basic Baking Techniques
Bakeshop: Pies and Tarts
Bakeshop: Cakes, Tortes and Decorating Techniques
Bakeshop: French Pastries and Restaurant-Style Desserts
Chocolate I: Introduction to Chocolate
Bakeshop: Regional French Desserts
Chocolate II: Chocolates and Confections
Total Units15.5-18.5

Please refer to the graduation requirements section of the Catalog for information about degree and certificate requirements including Reading and Writing, Mathematics, Information Competency, and General Education requirements.  

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