Culinary Arts | Restaurant Management

Program Information

The Culinary Arts program provides basic education and training for cooks and apprentice chefs. Sequential courses provide for development of technical food preparation and service skills, understanding of the principles of food and beverage composition, experience in the use and maintenance of professional food service equipment, and basic development of supervisory skills.

The San Jacinto College Culinary Arts - Restaurant Management, Occupational Certificate:

  • Provides training for supervisory positions in commercial food service, and
  • Is structured to cover the various operations of restaurants, hotel food service, cafeterias, coffee shops, catering, and other areas of food service specialty.

Accreditation by American Culinary Federation Education Foundation Accrediting Commission (ACFEFAC) assures that a program is meeting at least a minimum of standards and competencies set for faculty, curriculum, and student services.

Career Opportunities

Students who obtain a certificate or degree in restaurant management pursue careers as managers in:

  • Hotels,
  • Restaurants,
  • Private clubs,
  • Cruise lines,
  • Country clubs, and
  • Sports venues.

Earning Potential

Food Service Manager: $58,738 per year1

For more information, students may contact North campus at 281-998-6153, x7759.

Campus

North Campus

Two-year Program Outcomes

  Graduation Job ACF Rates Graduation Job ACF Rates
Program AY 2018-2019 AY 2018-2019 AY 2018-2019 AY 2019-2020 AY 2019-2020 AY 2019-2020
3CULA 85.70% 80% 0% 80.00% 58.30% 0%
3CULA-C 100.00% * 0% 100.00% * 0%
3CULA-PC 77.80% 62.50% 0% 70.00% 40% 0%
3CULA-RSTR 60.00% 60% 0% 75.00% 100% 0%
4CULA 40.00% 77.30% 0% 27.30% 45.50% 0%
4CULA-C 0.00% * 0% 0.00% * 0%
4CULA-PC 22.20% 100% 0% 41.20% 50% 0%
4CULA-RSTR 33.30% * 0% 33.30% * 0%

*Denotes data is not available