Is the Hospitality Management program for you? Only if you want responsibility...only if you want a competitive salary...and only if you want the opportunity for  advancement in a great job market that includes positions in hotels, resorts, nightclubs, restaurants and on cruise lines! 
The AAS degree program is designed to give you all the training necessary to move easily from college to career and features classes in business and marketing as well as food preparation. Two internships are also included.  Learn to:

Professional Cooking II Class

  • Hire and supervise staff
  • Plan menus
  • Maintain payroll
  • Allocate funds and approve expenditures
  • Order food and supplies; keep inventory
  • Maintain sanitation standards
  • Use professional kitchen equipment


Scholarships are available!

Scholarships sponsored by the Great River Restaurant Association and the McCarthy family are available. The National Restaurant Association also sponsors scholarships.

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John Wood Community College offers courses through the National Restaurant Association’s Manage First program. Certifications from the NRA are recognized nationwide.

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