Stratford University’s Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Management program prepares career-focused cooking enthusiasts for the role of managing a restaurant or other hospitality business. Through this hands-on degree program, you can develop the cuisine management skills necessary to successfully operate as catering manager or own your own catering business.
In addition, completion of specific courses in this program may qualify you to receive certificates from the American Culinary Federation (ACF), the National Restaurant Association (NRA), or the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA).
Upon completion of this program, you will be well-versed in contemporary issues in the culinary field, including:
You will also examine industry trends, such as:
Stratford University produces some of the nation’s top catering and culinary professionals. Highly rated restaurants, hotels and food service facilities in the country, such as Marriott, Hyatt, Westin Hotels, Wolfgang Puck, and the White House, employ Stratford alumni.
Here is a sampling of the rewarding career paths waiting for you.
Stratford offers state-of-the-art teaching facilities that provide the perfect setting for developing and honing your culinary and hospitality skills. Our culinary and baking kitchens are equipped with tools and equipment found in commercial facilities and are used for time-tested classical preparations and teaching the trendiest most modern techniques. Our facilities accommodate small, hands-on lab activities and are designed to encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing between instructors and students.