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Restaurant Management Program

Get the Skills and Practical Experience to Manage Restaurants Professionally

Restaurant Management students at OCI learn through a combination of lecture, demonstration and extensive practice in kitchen labs. As a student in these programs you’ll also work in the school’s open-to-the-public restaurant which gives you valuable practical experience prior to your professional externship and graduation.

Successful graduates of our Restaurant Management Programs can enter the professional world with confidence. You can feel fully prepared for the challenges and rewards of a successful career in this industry.

There are two program paths to choose from:

 

Restaurant Management Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree: 64 Weeks

The Restaurant Management AAS Program is designed to prepare graduates for a management career in a wide variety of food service industry work settings, including owning your own business.

The core curriculum covers basic culinary arts, food and beverage service, wine studies, dining room management, costing and analysis, marketing principles, human resource management, and the development of essential communication skills. Related business management studies and general education rounds out the program.

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Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursExtern HoursQuarter Credits
Major Requirements
CUL111Introduction to Professional Cuisine40607.0
CUL121Cooking Methods and Flavor Essentials40607.0
RMT110Beverage Service and Mixology202.0
RMT130Dining Room Essentials202.0
RMT141Restaurant Management Operations I201007.0
RMT150Fundamentals of Restaurant Marketing202.0
RMT161Food and Beverage Systems Management303.0
RMT170Oenology and Viticulture202.0
RMT220Labor Costing and Analysis202.0
RMT230Wine Regions of the World202.0
RMT241Restaurant Management Operations II201007.0
RMT260Advanced Restaurant Marketing202.0
RMT270Restaurant Management Capstone202.0
RMT297Restaurant Practical Externship202408.0
Total31032024055.0
General Education Requirements
SOC105Food in Popular Culture202.0
HUM170Food Ethics and Social Responsibility 404.0
COM131Workplace Communications303.0
COM151Communications in Diverse Organizations 404.0
ENG115Introduction to College Writing20203.0
ENG121English Composition20203.0
ENG221Writing the Research Paper20203.0
Total1906022.0
Foundation Requirements
ACC110Fundamentals of Accounting404.0
ACC275QuickBooks Applications20203.0
CCS190Professional Development202.0
LAW225Business Law204.0
Total1202013.0
Program Total62040024090.0

 

Restaurant Management Diploma: 32 Weeks

The Restaurant Management Diploma Program is designed to prepare graduates for an entry-level position in a variety of food-service industry work settings. This shorter program covers basic culinary arts, food and beverage service, wine studies, dining room management, computer applications, marketing principles, human resource management, and the development of essential communication skills.

The Restaurant Management Diploma Program allows graduates to enter the professional world a little sooner, while the AAS Degree program provides higher-level, management career preparation.

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Course NumberCourse TitleLecture HoursLab HoursExtern HoursQuarter Credits
Major Requirements
CUL111Introduction to Professional Cuisine40607.0
CUL121Cooking Methods and Flavor Essentials40607.0
RMT110Beverage Service and Mixology202.0
RMT130Dining Room Essentials202.0
RMT141Restaurant Management Operations I201007.0
RMT150Fundamentals of Restaurant Marketing202.0
RMT161Food and Beverage Systems Management303.0
RMT170Oenology and Viticulture202.0
RMT220Labor Costing and Analysis202.0
RMT230Wine Regions of the World202.0
RMT260Advanced Restaurant Marketing202.0
RMT270Restaurant Management Capstone202.0
RMT297Restaurant Practical Externship202408.0
Total29022024048.0
General Education Requirements
SOC105Food in Popular Culture202.0
COM131Workplace Communications303.0
Total505.0
Program Total34022024053.0

 

Which Program is Right for You?

A friendly and knowledgeable OCI Admissions Representative would be happy to answer any questions you have and help you explore which Restaurant Management Program best fits your goals.

For more information and to contact OCI Admissions, complete the form on the side of this page to receive a 28-Page Program Guide, or call 1.888.OCI.CHEF (1.888.624.2433) to speak with an Admissions Representative right away.

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