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Culinary Management Emphasis


Designed for a student interested in managing a kitchen or owning their own restaurant. Courses include marketing, accounting, and law courses which relate specifically to the business side of the culinary world.


Major Requirements

Emphasis Classes

Students interested in pursuing a Culinary Management emphasis should take the following courses in addition to the bachelor of science degree requirements, and the culinary arts major requirements.

Required Courses

  • CA 260 - Introduction to Culinary Management
  • CA 361 - Accounting and Finance for Culinary Ventures
    OR ACC 211 - Principles of Accounting I
  • CA 362 - Business Law for Culinary Managers
    OR PLG 241 - The Legal Environment of Business
  • CA 363 - Culinary Service Design and Management
  • CA 365 - Applied Human Resource Management for Culinary Businesses
  • CA 460 - Seminar in Culinary Entrepreneurship


Optional/Elective Courses

  • CA 490 - Gender and Culinary Entrepreneurship
  • CA 492 - Service Business Operations and Strategy
  • CA 499 - Selected Topics in Culinary Entrepreneurship