Links of Interest


This link has information on different levels of certification in the food service industry. It outlines what is required as far as education and practical experience and what it takes to move to the next level (Certified Culinarian through Master Chef). Lots of other great information!

See 'schools' link on this web page and compare Sinclair's program to other culinary schools.

A link to the National Restaurant Association in Chicago. Current information in the food service industry, along with a link to the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, which includes information on ServSafe Certification. Includes listings of accredited culinary schools.

A link to Tourism Cares formed by the combining of the National Tourism Foundation, founded by the National Tour Association in 1982, and the Travelers Conservation Foundation, founded in 1999 by the United States Tour Operators Association. A non-profit organization which benefits society by preserving the travel experience for future generations through awarding grants to natural, cultural and historic sites worldwide; by presenting academic and service-focused scholarships to hospitality and tourism students; and by organizing volunteer efforts to restore tourism-related sites in need of care and rejuvenation.

A link to world's largest association of travel professionals. Members include travel agents and the companies whose products they sell such as tours, cruises, hotels, car rentals, etc. We are the leading advocate for travel agents, the travel industry and the traveling public.

A link to The Travel Institute serves as a community of knowledge and insight for all travel professionals. Through innovative education programs, professional certifications and customized learning solutions, The Institute fulfills its non-profit mission to promote a standard of industry knowledge and excellence

A link to U.S. Travel Association who assists members with programs and platforms to help promote travel to and within the U.S.

A link to Meeting Professionals International (MPI), the meeting and event industry’s most vibrant global community, helps its members thrive by providing human connections to knowledge and ideas, relationships, and marketplaces. MPI membership is comprised of more than 24,000 members belonging to 71 chapters and clubs worldwide.