The Blue Ridge CTC Catering and Hospitality Management program is designed to fit regional industry needs and allow students to prepare for a successful career.
Set a solid foundation in the culinary arts field with a two-year associate degree in Catering and Hospitality Management. Blue Ridge CTC offers a blend of real-world knowledge and additional workforce skills employers look for in qualified applicants.
You are not alone, as almost a third of students transfer schools! Check our transfer evaluation tool to save money and time while transferring to our Associate of Applied Science in Catering and Hospital Management.
For food service managers annually.
Is predicted for job roles like food service managers from 2020 to 2030.
Openings are projected each year in the food service sector, on average between 2020 -30.
With a flexible and affordable catering and hospitality management program, you pave the way for a promising career in the thriving food service and hospitality industry. Our program includes:
Do you have a passion and curiosity for culinary arts? Blue Ridge CTC’s Catering and Hospitality Management degree is the stepping stone to learn about nutrition, hospitality, and restaurant management. Our program incorporates hands-on training in a state of the art culinary academy.
Our program is designed to teach students about nutrition, safety, sanitation, origins of food, hospitality, restaurant management, marketing, and business plan creation. Students gain transferable skills like team building, leadership, and communication that transforms them into professionals ready to enter the workforce.
Earn an Associate of Applied Science in Catering and Hospitality Management from our School of Workforce Development and Engineering Technologies.
With a Catering and Hospitality Management Degree, students learn the core knowledge and skill-sets of catering and hospitality management to enter growing industries like tourism and hospitality.
In the Catering and Hospitality Management program, students learn classical culinary and baking techniques, sanitation, food purchasing and costing, catering management, and basic business processes to prepare for real-time workforce entry. Students learn:
Blue Ridge CTC offers a holistic, industry-focused approach to learning, leading to a path-breaking career and continuing education opportunities.
Blue Ridge CTC acts as a catalyst to career goals, gives students exposure to real-time career prospects, and provides a learning environment supporting personal and professional growth.
Effective faculty is the backbone of any school. Our faculty are committed teachers and scholars who:
Deliver real-world learning to shape a students’ job market competency.
Impart teaching that promotes creativity and sets the base for further 4-year programs.
Extend a smart learning model that raises job prospects.
Integrate best-in-class learning formats and resources to drive focused learning.
We provide comprehensive Student Support Services to promote student success.
Student Services provides a variety of support, including tutoring, accessibility accommodations, and more!
We provide high-tech classes, supporting labs, and study areas to promote a balanced education.
We recognize talent and celebrate performance with awards and acknowledgments.
We have supportive staff to help with personal, professional, and academic challenges.
We support students from admission through the career search! Career Services assists students:
Find the right kind of job with a career inventory assessment.
Get assistance on resume writing and referral to participating employer partners.
With interview preparation to boost their morale and get prepared with the right narration to win job negotiations.
Get a holistic learning environment, where they are nurtured to become the next set of professionals entering the workforce.
As a community of students, faculty, staff, and external stakeholders, we strive for diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Campus diversity encourages open dialogue on campus.
Equity removes barriers and ensures equal opportunities are afforded to all.
Our campus offers an inclusive, welcoming environment where all are valued, celebrated, and included.
The campus community promotes diversity and inclusion through a variety of speakers and events.
We are committed to providing students with real-time training and internship opportunities to enter the workforce directly after graduating
We provide industry expert instruction to strengthen job-specific skills needed for real-world challenges.
We assist students with internship opportunities to find their way to a successful career.
We provide industry-certified expert supervision and guidance to raise students’ job prospects in the Government and Private sectors.
Our campus is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories, machinery, hardware, and software required to provide the technical skills needed for real jobs.
Learn more about alumni who successfully reached their goals by earning an education at Blue Ridge CTC!
Have questions about the Blue Ridge CTC associate degree in Catering and Hospitality Management? We can help!
Note: All salary projections are based on the current position and educational needs. BRCTC cannot guarantee that job titles or the projections given will be the salaries students or graduates will ultimately receive. Two year completion is approximate and based on full-time enrollment. Student testimonials, income statements, and examples on the College website are the results of real students. These testimonials are not intended to guarantee that anyone will achieve the same or similar results. Each individual’s success depends on his or her desire, commitment, dedication, and motivation to pursue academic and workforce opportunities. Testimonials are not intended to create a contract between a student and the College.