Program Information

The restaurant management program at San Jacinto College provides training for supervisory positions throughout the hospitality industry. Courses are structured to cover the various operations of restaurants, hotels, cafeterias, coffee shops, catering operations, and other areas where management is necessary in the hospitality industry. Students in this program can earn an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in restaurant management or a Certificate of Technology in restaurant management. Also, students can obtain a certificate of specialization in assistant restaurant and food manager or food protection management.

The San Jacinto College restaurant management program:

  • 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
  • Sports venues

Earning Potential

Food Service Manager median salary: $58,759 per year1

For more information, please contact Central Campus, 281-476-1501 ext. 1353; or North Campus, 281-459-7201.


Central Campus
North Campus