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HTT/241

Food and Beverage Management

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Course length

Take this course on its own, or as part of a degree or certificate program.

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Course level: Undergraduate

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.

Please Note: Attendance and participation are mandatory in all University courses, and specific requirements may differ by course. If attendance requirements are not met, a student may be removed from the course. Please review the Course Attendance Policy in the Catalog for more information.

University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.

What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Why UOPX

Why take courses at University of Phoenix

Accreditation that matters

We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org) for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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Transfer Credits

Credit Transfer

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Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. If you have a question contact us at (866) 354-1800.

The University of Phoenix reserves the right to modify courses. Although our continuing teacher education courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing teacher education courses are not eligible to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid. Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student’s choice. While widely available, not all programs are available to residents of all states. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. If you have a question contact us at (866) 354-1800.