Restaurant managers are responsible for the overall operation of the food service establishment. They are responsible for selecting and pricing successful menu items as well as forecasting food consumption. Other major duties include hiring, training and supervising kitchen and dining room workers, maintaining payroll, keeping inventory records, ordering food and supplies and marketing to the public while maintaining a sanitary and profitable operation. Managers may greet diners, handle complaints and monitor service to meet a goal of a quality experience and great customer service. Restaurant managers need to be able to work well with people and to find creative ways to retain experienced workers.  

Program Requirements



Required Courses

CSC 106 Introduction to Computers * 3
FYE 101 Blazing Your Trail 1
HSP 101 Introduction to Hospitality Industry 2
HSP 102 Presenting Service 2
HSP 105 Principles and Application of Safety, Security, Sanitation and HACCP 2
HSP 110 Professional Cooking I 4
MAT 103 Business Computations I * 3


HSP 120 Professional Cooking II 4
HSP 121 Purchasing for Hospitality Managers 3
HSP 125 Fundamentals of Nutrition 3
HSP 199 Hospitality Internship 3
HSP 201 Restaurant Management 3


CMN 101 Introduction to Speech I 3
ENG 101 Rhetoric and Composition I * 3
HSP 215 Basic Cost Control for Hospitality Managers 3
HSP 210 Professional Cooking III 4
PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology * 3


HSP 202 Successful Hospitality Supervision 3
HSP 211 Effective Hospitality Marketing 3
HSP 221 Legal Aspects of Hospitality Management 3
HSP 299 Hospitality Management Internship 4
General Education Requirement 3

*These courses may also be taken online.

NOTE: This is a suggested timeline. Students are not required to complete the program in the number of semesters listed.