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Hospitality Management
Culinary Management

There’s more to becoming successful in the culinary industry than learning how to prepare exceptional meals. Expand your knowledge, and learn what it takes to lead an established eatery or even your own restaurant.

At Lake Michigan College, Culinary Management students receive the same hands-on training as Culinary Arts students, with an added focus on business-related topics. Beyond commercial cooking and dining room service skills, students will learn about marketing, human resource management, legal requirements, and financial analysis.

Lake Michigan College is the only two-year college in southwest Michigan to offer a full associate’s degree with a culinary focus, and is proud to partner with local organizations and businesses to produce graduates who will be in high demand to meet the increasing need for qualified kitchen and restaurant managers in this area.

Career Information

According to the American Hotel and Lodging Association, in the United States, tourism is currently the third largest retail industry, behind automotive and food stores. Travel and tourism industries are one of America's largest employers.

With an education in hospitality management, you have a wide variety of potential careers from which to choose in the hotel, restaurant, resort, and tourism industries. Some careers include:


Classroom Experience

Lake Michigan College's Culinary Management program gives you a reality-based experience. You'll often work on class projects as part of a group. You will have the opportunity to meet professionals who work in local restaurants, hotels, and tourism-based businesses. read more

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