Certification has become more common as the restaurant industry moves toward increased professionalism and more uniform service standards. Although it's not required for employment or advancement in the occupation, voluntary certification provides recognition of your professional competence, particularly if you've acquired most of your skills largely on the job.
See the Restaurant Management Checksheet for a suggested sequence of courses by semester.
CUL 110 Sanitation And Safety
CUL 135 Food And Beverage Service
CUL 135A Food And Beverage Service Lab
HRM 215 Restaurant Management
HRM 215A Restaurant Management Lab
HRM 240 Marketing for Hospitality
Total Semester Hour Credits for Certificate: 12