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Culinary Management CM.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 31 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Hospitality Management
Effective as of Summer 2017

What is the program about?

This certificate takes the Food Production Specialist short-term certificate one step further by preparing students for management positions in the catering and food service industry. This certificate highlights customer service skills by incorporating concepts of the American business system and basic principles of the free market system along with fundamental tenets necessary for understanding management, motivation, and behavior in organizational settings. This certificate contains foundational courses that apply towards an Associate of Applied Science in Hospitality Management & Tourism/Culinary Arts.

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate ethical leadership.
  • Obtain the necessary tools to successfully reenter society and gain viable employment.
  • Apply concepts in the food service industry.

Career Opportunities

The restaurant industry is open to ex-offenders and is one of the fastest growing fields in the service sector of a global economy, 16.5 million people are currently working in this industry.


Course Title Credits
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
BIS 1400 Customer Service 3
CJS 1106 Transition Skills 3
ENG 1131 (Business Writing) OR MAN 2150 (Management & Organizational Behavior) 3
HMT 1101 Basic Culinary Skills 2
HMT 1102 Kitchen Chemistry 3
HMT 1105 Introduction to the Hospitality & Tourism Industry 2
HMT 1107 Sanitation & Safety 2
HMT 1112 Food Principles & Basic Preparation 4
HMT 2215 Hospitality Cost Controls 3
MAT 1120 Business Mathematics 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.