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Hospitality and Restaurant Leadership

What is 'Hospitality and Restaurant Leadership? (CHRM)'?

The Institute for the Culinary Arts at Metropolitan Community College consists of two programs, Culinary Arts and Management  and Hospitality and Restaurant Leadership. Both of these degrees have various options you can find on the links below. Your hands-on experience takes place in a state-of-the-art amazing facility. Should you choose to further your education, your credits can transfer to the University of Nebraska, Bellevue University and other four-year institutions.

Is it for you?

We give you passion. It is all about passion — passion to lead, passion to serve others and passion to make others smile. It is about sacrifice and commitment. It is about rewards, satisfaction and happy people. We give you the opportunity to work with people from all walks of life, no matter where you are or your stage of life. You can work anywhere in the world, in a variety of settings: hotels, restaurants, country clubs, cruise ships, military bases, commissaries, hospitals, assisted living facilities, catering, universities and manufacturing facilities.

Set your sights on becoming a food & beverage manager, director, event planner, or owning an independent hospitality business.

The ICA has been rated among the top culinary schools in the U.S. MCC has been an accredited institution since 1975.

The Institute for the Culinary Arts is proud to be associated with several national associations. Being involved keeps our regional and local faculty current with the industry.

Jobs and Salary Expectations

For current information in Nebraska, refer to information provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics:
See Section 35.000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations

PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

Hospitality and Restaurant Leadership (CHRAS) offers two tracks:

  • Food and Event Management (CHFA1) - associate in applied science, prepares students to become leaders in the careers of restaurant manager, event coordinator, hospitality consultant, beverage director, or many other varied careers
  • Hospitality Entrepreneurship (CHBA1) -  associate in applied science, provides the entrepreneurial education for students wanting to own and operate businesses in the hospitality industry
  • ManageFirst (CHMCC) - career certificate, allows hospitality and culinary professionals an opportunity to further their education, enhance their career, improve customer service and stay competitive in the marketplace

Course requirements overview

Program Faculty and Staff

To Be Announced

Credit Classes and Registration

For more information, visit Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Horticulture.
For related degree options, visit Culinary Arts or Horticulture.

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Gainful Employment Information

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that "Prepares students for Gainful Employment in a recognized occupation."  The following are Gainful Employment program(s), meaning they are certificate program(s) that are intended to lead directly to employment.  We hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.

ManageFirst (CHMCC) - Career Certificate