- National Diploma: Hospitality Management (two electives: Food and Beverage OR Professional Cookery)
- BTech: Hospitality Management
- BTech: Food and Beverage Management
- MTech: Food and Beverage Management
- DTech: Food and Beverage Management
What does a Food and Beverage Manager do?
A Food and Beverage Manager works as a caterer and a manager, compiles menus, arranges and caters for functions and exercises overall control over a food service unit. Such a person is responsible for: quality control, attractive food displays, palatability and nutritional value, effective use of equipment, hygiene and safety, stock control, compilation and adhering to budget procedures, identification and solving of problems in a food service unit, evaluation of subordinate staff, liaison with different divisions of the organisation and industry.
Hospitals, Hotels and other units where people prepare food in large quantities e.g. canteens, restaurants, recreation clubs and hotels, as well as privately owned catering businesses. Training of food service staff in catering companies also provides job opportunities.
Experiential Learning / In-service Training
Experiential training takes place from firs year (level 1) with a five month continued training period during third year (level 3). The student should be actively involved in prescribed practical work at an approved food service unit. A recognised food service manager who is selected by the University in conjunction with industry will act as the student's mentor. Topics included during the experiential training period include the following: Menu Planning, physical facility planning and equipment, personnel administration and management, production planning and control and art of entertainment.
Compulsory school subjects: Accounting, Business Economics, Mathematics
Recommended subjects: Physical Science, Home Economics, Business Economics
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General admission requirements apply: University admission requirements
Other requirements: Prospective students may be subjected to a placement test and possible personal interviews.