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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
  • Menu Planning
  • A La Carte Dining

Career Opportunities in Restaurant Management

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Restaurant Management, you will be qualified for positions that include food service manager, assistant manager or line supervisor.

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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