Immerse Yourself in
the Business of Food
The foodservice industry is the nation’s top private employer. If you’re business savvy and have a passion for food, our unparalleled program emphasizes design, catering, franchise development, food preparation, cost controls and more. Students will learn skills and best practices to reach full revenue potential as well as managerial and business strategies to optimize operations and staffing.
The Restaurant and Foodservice Bachelor of Science degree requires three paid internships where students apply the concepts learned from their professors, all of whom are seasoned experts in the field. Upon graduation, students will have a deep, robust understanding of the Restaurant and Foodservice industry through coursework and hands-on experience.
Our program also prepares students for an exciting job market that includes food sales, marketing, distribution, vending enterprises, restaurants and more! Graduates of our program are more competitive in the marketplace and have access to better food and beverage management positions in free-standing enterprises, franchises or hotels.
Virtual Meet Ups for Restaurant and Foodservice Management Majors
On July 22, 2020, Restaurant and Foodservice Management majors, Rosen College faculty and staff, met virtually to get to know each other and get some insight into what’s coming this fall.
In case you missed it, you can catch up on what happened on the Rosen College YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/QJn9FBTu6zo
Here’s what we covered:
- Senior Restaurant majors will welcome all and introduce the department faculty
- Student representatives will introduce our various restaurant clubs and the plans for Fall 2020
- We will have small break-out Zoom rooms to mingle and do an ice breaker, get to know everyone!
- Q&A session: please come prepared to ask any questions you might have about Fall 2020
On September 1, 2020, Restaurant and Foodservice Management majors, Rosen College faculty and staff, took a deeper dive while meeting virtually to find out about more of what’s in store for the fall semester.
In case you missed it, you can catch up on what happened on the Rosen College YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qXItw9-bew . Here’s what was covered:
- Information from Mr. David Wixted about our revised internship program,
- A panel discussion with industry executives from alternate food-related sectors so you may apply your skills to related industries
- Introduction to GLEAM, a mentorship program exclusively for Restaurant & Foodservice Management majors
Any Questions, please email: Dr. Cynthia Mejia,Interim Chair, Department of Foodservice and Lodging Management, at email@example.com
Students, learn more about GLEAM, a mentorship opportunity for Restaurant and Foodservices Management majors. It’s a virtual, high touch, eight-week program providing bi-weekly engagment with experienced industry leaders in collaboration with the Glogal Leadership Enhancment and Mentorship Network – GLEAM Network.
You must apply by 5:00 PM on Friday, September 11, 2020, for consideration.
Find all the details HERE.
To Apply Students must write a 200-300 word essay to include:
- Why do you want to participate in this program and What is your “One Big Thing” you would like to explore with your mentor?
- Include a faculty reference (email)
- This must be a Word document attached in an email, submitted with your resume by 5:00 PM EST to David.Wixted@ucf.edu