Food and Beverages Management

Technical Certificate

Food and Beverage Management

Food and beverage purchasing, dining room management and personnel management

The Food and Beverage Management Technical Certificate (T.C.) program is designed to provide career-oriented students with basic catering and management principles and training for supervisory/management positions in the food service industry and hospitality industry. The program provides students with a foundation for building a rewarding career in the second largest and fastest growing industry in Florida. Examples of hospitality management jobs after completing the food and beverages management certificate program include food service manager, catering manager and restaurant manager.

Educational coursework outside of culinary classes includes an emphasis on communication, management, human relations and leadership skills.

The coursework in this program is designed in partnership with the area’s leading caterers, restaurants and hotels. Students in the Food and Beverage Management (Catering) program must complete 300 hours at a food and beverage internship. Students are regularly recruited for culinary internships that earn college credits along with profitable work experience.

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Program Information

Program Code: 6050 

30 Credits


Financial Information

Financial aid is available, if qualified. 

Additional Costs

Must also purchase a knife set, approved chef's uniform, black non-skid shoes and textbooks prior to enrolling in any food production class. Students enrolled in dining room courses will be required to purchase dining room uniforms. Lab Fee (appr. $150)

Applications and Forms


Contact Information

Phone: (904) 646-2300

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule