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2000-2001 Catalog

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Dietetic Management and Supervision (5741)

Vocational Certificate Program

MISSION: The Institute of the South for Hospitality and Culinary Arts is dedicated to the meaningful learning and excellent teaching that enables our students to achieve their full potential in the hospitality, dietetics and food service industries. Our long term goal is to empower students to become leading partners in a dynamic prosperous community.

The dietetic management and supervision program includes a minimum of 300 clock hours in the classroom/laboratory and 150 clock hours in supervised clinical experience under the supervision of a registered dietitian.

Typical duties of a dietary manager include:

  1. understanding and addressing the clientele’s everyday nutritional needs,
  2. hiring, motivating, training and supervising of subordinates,
  3. balancing menu variety and appeal with planned cost/profit objectives,
  4. consulting with a registered dietitian for specialized nutrition expertise, and
  5. purchasing foods, goods, equipment and services.
This program is for persons who have documented experiences in a health care facility in dietary production. A letter from their employer must be submitted stating that they are being considered for first level supervisory positions.

Completers of this Dietary Managers Association approved program may apply for membership in the Dietary Managers Association and are eligible to take the certifying examination of the DMA. Passing of the certification examination qualifies the candidate as a certified dietary manager. For information call 766-6743 or 766-6652.

Professional Courses
Course Number and Title
Contacts Hours
*VPI 0100 Reading Skills
*VPI 0200 Mathematical Skills
*VPI 0300 Language Skills
HUN 0200 Human Nutrition 
FSS 0202 Food Production I 
HFT 0180 Supervision and Personnel Management 
FSS 0941 Clinical Nutrition I 
FOS 0201 Sanitation and Safety Management 
FSS 0101 Management of Food and Beverage Purchasing 

*Students who have satisfactory test scores are not required to take these courses.

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