Take the First Step Toward Your Culinary Career Now!
Since its founding in 1914, Johnson & Wales University’s fundamental purpose has been to support its students in fulfilling their professional aspirations. Through its unique approach to education, JWU grew from a small local secretarial school to a national university. For 100-plus years, Johnson & Wales University has helped students earn a quality education that prepares them for long and prosperous careers. The College of Online Education is helping to carry this university heritage forward into the 21st century.
Baking & Pastry: Our food service management degree program builds upon your previous study experiences to help you become a well-prepared professional with a solid understanding of the hospitality and food service industry. Coursework is designed to help you take the next step in your career.
Culinary: This program requires an associate degree in culinary arts to enter and builds upon your prior study experiences to help you learn the business and management sides of the field. In as few as two years, you can complete your degree in culinary arts and food service management, while learning the skills you need to impress employers and further your career in the food industry.
If your goal is to open your own business or partner in a food or beverage startup, position yourself for success with this bachelor's degree from Johnson & Wales University. Benefit from experience and expertise unique to Johnson & Wales University — a leader in culinary education that also has a 100-year legacy of professional preparation. Through your study of business planning, management strategies, and marketing, you will receive the knowledge you need to launch and grow your entrepreneurial venture.
This unique online degree program in food industry management with a focus on developing a culture of food safety awareness combines courses in food and beverage management, health sciences, and leadership to position graduates for jobs in food industry management in this emerging field.
While culinary classes are not offered online, the focus of this program is on current restaurant and food service management industry topics. Students in this program will also develop proficiency in the area of beverage management. Other areas of study include critical thinking, financial analysis, industry technology, social media, leadership and customer awareness to prepare students for a management career in the food service industry. Students are given the opportunity to work toward industry-recognized certifications, including responsible alcohol service, national sanitation (a graduation requirement) and the International School of Mixology Bartending Certificate.
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