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Mission College Hospitality Management

Visit our state-of-the-art facility and learn how we can help you achieve your goals in the dynamic hospitality industry.

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By completing our degree program, you will:

  • Develop powerful and effective management skills.
  • Gain real-world experience in our own student-operated restaurants and high-impact hands on opportunities.
  • Meet movers and shakers in the industry and make contacts for future employment.
  • Build a resume to further enhance your future employment opportunities.
  • Create a pathway to transfer to a four-year university to continue your education.
  • Find that Degree & Certificate Application is open all year round.
  • Develop the foundation necessary to get you moving forward in your Hospitality Career.

Degrees and Certificates


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Classes to Consider

FDR 050A – Introduction to the Hospitality Industry

This course is an overview of the Hospitality and Tourism Industry designed to prepare students for careers in hospitality management. Tours and guest lectures highlight this course. Information about the Hospitality Management Program is explained. Advisory: students should have basic arithmetic skills.

INF 050 – Sanitation and Safety

Personal hygiene and cleanliness. Sanitary practices in food preparation. Safety precautions & training for accident prevention. Serve Safe Certification Course.

FDR 058 - Food, Beverage, and Labor Cost Controls

This course covers the scope of food and beverage control systems used in small and large food and beverage operation. Pre-cost control, inventory systems, cost analysis, food and beverage cost percentages and profit and loss statement are covered.

Also included is the cycle of product handling; federal, state and local laws and requirements and licensing as they apply to the Hospitality Industry. Advisory: FDR 051 Advisory: students should have basic arithmetic skills.

FDR 075 - Menu Planning

This course covers the principles of menu planning for commercial, institutional, and industrial food service operations. Since the menu is the controlling document that affects every area of operation in the food service facility, all aspects of planning and execution are visited.

This is a certificate course sponsored by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Advisory: students should have basic arithmetic skills.

Culinary Courses to Choose From

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We are experts in the field of food service, lodging, and culinary arts.

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Degrees & Certificates

Degrees/certificates in food service skills, food service, and restaurant management.

Degrees and Certificates
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Hospitality Management Classes

Check out our Hospitality Management program courses.

Hospitality Classes
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Success Stories

Our student's success are our greatest asset.

Success Stories
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Food Services

Gain real world experiences on a food truck, catering assignments, and in our kitchen.

Real World Experience
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Hospitality Management scholarships are available.

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Hosted Events

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 Our Food Truck debuted at Santa Clara Library's Librarypalooza and has returned each year.

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Winchester Mystery House

We took the Food Truck to the Winchester Mystery House.

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High School Cooking Competition

Each year we students from the Santa Clara and Fremont Union High School Districts in a competition.

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Australian High Schoolers

Students from Hornsby Girls High School in Australian joined our international students to cook in our kitchen.

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Career Education

Get hands-on training, real-world experience from industry professionals.

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