Why would someone be interested in a restaurant, food, and beverage management degree from Johnson & Wales University?
According to Professor Michael Sabitoni, it’s because the program sets students up with the necessary skills need to be successful in the industry—and teaches them core business components.
“I think someone would be interested in a degree in restaurant, food, and beverage to get more of the management [experience] as well as the beverage aspect of it,” explained Sabitoni, an online instructor and the department chair of the Food & Beverage Management department at JWU Providence. “Someone who basically knows a little bit about the back of the house but wants to manage the whole environment.”
Students are required to fulfill culinary requirements before enrolling in this online undergraduate program. In this online program, they will be introduced to current restaurant and food service trends and topics, specifically in beverage management. As a result, this program will to set students up for new roles outside of the kitchen—if they so desire—and equips them with management skills they will need to be successful.
Strong Business Core
According to professor and online instructor Michael Sabitoni, the program includes what he considers a “business core,” because it gives students a good foundation of business as it relates to food and beverage. Students in this undergraduate program will also explore topics such as financial analysis, industry technology, social media, and consumer awareness.
In addition, students in this program will be given the opportunity to work toward necessary certifications, including responsible alcohol service, national sanitation, and the International School of Mixology bartending certificate.
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