Food Service Management – Commercial
You’re ready to launch your own catering business. Or maybe you’re eager to move into restaurant management and make more money. In either case, OCC Career Advantage has restaurant management programs that will help you reach your goals. Earn a certificate or an associate degree that will give you the skills you need for a supervisory or management role in food service operations at restaurants or catering businesses. The booming hospitality industry in the LA/OC region is hungry for talent: First-line supervisors of food prep and serving workers in California earn a median income of $31,561; food service managers earn $46,849. If you’re ready to move ahead in management or ready to launch your own successful catering business, you can take the next step at OCC. Read on to learn more about your options.
A sampling of courses for these careers
Food Production Management
Dining Room Management
Sanitation and Safety
Did you know?
Many employees in this sector have built career pathways from entry-level jobs to higher-paying positions: 80 percent of restaurant owners and 90 percent of restaurant managers report their first job in the industry was an entry-level position, according to the Association for Career and Technical Education.
Complete one of our certificate programs, and you’ll be well-prepared to enter a career in food service management.
Build upon your skills if you’re already employed in the field. Or earn an associate degree for even greater advancement opportunities.
In less than 2 years
you can earn:
Certificate of Achievement
Build on your certificate
of achievement with a:
Certificate of Specialization
Or earn your
in under 4 years
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Did you know?
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who have a certificate as
their highest level of education earned, on average, 20 percent more than
those whose highest education level is a high school diploma.
Jordan Clark, M.S.
Career Technical Education & Career Services Outreach Specialist
Katie Ottoson, M.S.
Counselor, CTE and