In addition to tuition, estimated costs for students who complete the courses listed below are books, $556; and universal fee, $1332. Contact the Financial Aid Office at 503.399.5018 to find out if you qualify for help with these costs.
The Food and Beverage Management certificate prepares students for direct employment in food and beverage supervision In the following fields: food and beverage certificate in hotels, resorts, and convention/ exposition centers; catering and event companies; freestanding bars, restaurants, and food trucks; attractionbased concessions such as museums, gardens, and zoos; tasting rooms in wineries, micro-breweries, and craft distilleries; and local attractions or institutions with food service such as theme parks, museums, hospitals, schools, and correctional facilities.
Courses focus on the operational aspects of food and beverage management: food and beverage pairing, inventory management, cost control, menu design, customer service management, and layout and setup of dining service areas. Students develop the skills necessary for supervisory success in any of these related industry segments. Additionally, students will develop critical ancillary knowledge in food and beverage planning, catering, and banquet operations as they apply to the overall hospitality industry and to the industry segments indicated above. Students will also gain knowledge and applied skill in concept design and marketing strategies.
A certificate of completion is awarded upon successful completion of the required 36 credit hours with a grade of “C” or better in all Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) courses.