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Restaurant and Culinary Operations

Associate in Applied Science

Modes of Instruction

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The restaurant and culinary operations degree prepares students for a promising career as management professionals in a food service/hospitality establishment. Graduates of this program possess a keen knowledge of the financial side of the culinary industry and know-how to balance the books and achieve optimal profits.


Program Details


Program Student Learning Outcomes

  • Produce an accurate cyclic profit/loss statement. 
  • Demonstrate competency in recipe conversion, food cost and labor cost calculations. 
  • Demonstrate proper receiving and storage of inventory. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of good personal and workplace hygiene practices.

Culinary Arts Faculty

Robert Rhymes

Robert Rhymes

Assistant Professor Culinary Arts

Contact Us

Robert Rhymes

Assistant Professor Culinary Arts

Phone  |  618-545-3311

Location  |  Main Campus

Office  |  Fine Arts, A 202C2


Phone  |  618-545-3040

Fax  |  618-545-3393

Location  |  Main Campus

Office  |  Health and Business, HB 100

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