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Sinclair College

Food Service Management FSM.S.CRT

One-year Technical Certificate - 35 Credit Hours

Division: Business and Public Services
Department: Hospitality Management
Effective as of Fall 2012

What is the program about?

The Food Service Management certificate program combines classroom instruction and laboratory experience in food preparation and service for the restaurant and hotel/lodging industry. Certificates earned in this program are awarded by the college upon successful completion of the program and can be applied toward the Hospitality Management degree program.

Program Outcomes

  • Practice world-class service.
  • Apply concepts in food service.
  • Demonstrate ethical leadership skills.

Career Opportunities

The Food Service Management certificate program is designed to provide the initial knowledge for a student to begin at a management trainee level within a corporate or franchise food service operation. With further training and experience, the student should be able to accept more responsibility at a store manager’s level.


  • HMT 1107


Course Title Credits
BIS 1120 Introduction to Software Applications 3
ENG 1101 English Composition I 3
HMT 1101 Basic Culinary Skills 3
HMT 1105 Introduction to the Hospitality & Tourism Industry 2
HMT 1107 Sanitation & Safety 2
HMT 1110 Menu Planning & Table Service Practicum 3
HMT 1112 Food Principles & Preparation 4
HMT 2225 Hospitality & Tourism Supervision 3
HMT 2226 Hospitality Purchasing & Negotiations 3
MAT 1125 Math for the Culinary Arts & Baking & Pastry Arts Professional 3
(PSY 1100 OR SOC 1145) 3
(ACC 1100 OR ACC 1210) 3
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This information is for planning purposes only. Sinclair College will make every effort to offer curriculum listed above but reserves the right to change, add and cancel curriculum offerings for unforeseen circumstances.