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Restaurant Management

Restaurant Management

In this program, you will be introduced to the back-of-the-house operations of a restaurant under the guidance of a chef-instructor, who will teach you the meaning of culinary terms as well as basic cooking techniques for stocks, soups and sauces. You will also learn how to calculate food costs, effectively order in quantity, handle food safely and use a menu as a management tool. At Macomb’s teaching restaurant, Center Stage, you will become familiar with front-of-the-house operations, including dining room management and table service techniques.

Macomb’s Workforce and Continuing Education Department also offers Certification and Re-Certification programs for food service managers.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Restaurant Management

  1. Macomb culinary students have won many awards, including more than 25 at the prestigious International Culinary Olympics held every four years in Germany
  2. Get hands-on experience in Macomb’s on-site teaching restaurant
  3. Macomb culinary graduates have landed jobs at such premier establishments as the Townsend Hotel in Birmingham, The Whitney in Detroit, Bellagio in Las Vegas and the Snowbird Resort in Utah

Restaurant Management Courses at Macomb

  • Culinary Techniques
  • Sanitation
  • Cost Control
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Table Service
  • Culinary Skills Development
  • Supervision
  • Purchasing
  • Beverage Service
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • Principles of Menu and Event Planning
  • A La Carte Dining

Career Opportunities in Restaurant Management

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

Job-posting data can give you insights about employers seeking job applicants, where those jobs are located, and the average salary being offered. Use the Career Insights Tool to see national, state or metropolitan area information.

Data are provided by Burning Glass Technologies and drawn from large area samples. Data are not drawn from Macomb Community College-specific student or program outcomes.



Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in this program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Restaurant Management, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Restaurant Management program?

For more information, contact one of the Restaurant Management program advisors:

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