Fanshawe College

Food and Beverage Management (Co-op) - FBM8


The two-year Food and Beverage Management diploma will prepare you for a career in a diverse industry. Job opportunities can be found in wineries and microbreweries, restaurants, hotels and resorts, conference centers, sporting venues, cruise lines, and in the growing food and beverage e-commerce industry. Courses are designed to provide you with practical hands-on learning and skills in bar operations, food service, beer tasting & brewing, menu costing & design, social media marketing, entrepreneurship, management and more. You’ll also graduate with globally recognized wine and beer certifications through WSET and Prud'homme, as well as essential industry certifications such as Smart Serve, Safe Food Handling and OTEC Service Excellence. Connect with industry professionals and apply your knowledge during a semester-long co-op work experience within the food and beverage industry. You’ll also practice your skills at The Chef’s Table, Fanshawe’s state-of-the-art restaurant and cafe at the London Downtown Campus, graduating with a portfolio of practical experience. The Food and Beverage Management (Co-op) program will prepare students for careers in the global food service industry. The program provides practical training in our on-campus restaurants. Students will be actively involved in the day-to-day operations of a contemporary restaurant, as well as event planning and catering. The academic studies will also include such disciplines as accounting, technology, cost control, human resources management, marketing and ending with an in-depth entrepreneurial project. The students will also gain a variety of industry recognized certificates including: smart serve, safe food handlers, first aid CPR and wine and beer sommelier. In order to comply with AGCO licensing regulations, students must be at least 18 years of age by the commencement of Level 2 of the program.

London - Downtown
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