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Food And Beverage Management

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This course integrates the basic concept and practical skills related to foodservice operations, from the front office to the kitchen. It covers basic principles of purchasing and cost management of food and beverage, as well as menu planning, institutional food service, and quality control.

This undergraduate-level course is 5 weeks This course is available to take individually or To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 5 weeks

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    Introduction to Food & Beverage Management

    • Describe the scope of management responsibilities.
    • Explore the variety of career options in the food & beverage industry.
    • Differentiate types of food & beverage operations in terms of service style and menu.
    • Explain the key characteristics of the food & beverage business.

    Menu Planning

    • Explain different menu styles and how they apply to different food & beverage operational types.
    • Describe how the menu influences food & beverage operations.
    • Evaluate menu effectiveness as a sales tool.
    • Differentiate menu pricing strategies and methods.

    Purchasing, Cost & Quality Management

    • Describe an effective purchasing plan.
    • Identify potential ethical problems between suppliers and buyers.
    • Apply concepts of cost management.
    • Explain quality control measures for food & beverage operations.

    Sanitation & Safety

    • Describe the three types of hazards found in foodservice operations.
    • List common pathogens and foodborne illness found in food & beverage operations.
    • Describe a food safety plan.
    • Explain the purpose for and use of the MSDS system.

    Managing beverage operations

    • Identify different types & styles of beverage operations.
    • Apply cost control management principles to beverage operations.
    • Describe safety and legal considerations as applied to beverage operations.
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