MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT - HOSPITALITY
This program, leading to an Associate in Applied Science Degree, is designed to develop
skills and knowledge essential for employment in the Hospitality Industry to include
food and beverage operations, guest services, sales and event planning. The program
provides courses in sanitation certification, wine and spirits, front office operations,
event planning, financial analysis and leadership management.
The student will acquire practical experience in their coursework by performing hands
on skills at multiple levels in our on campus restaurants, and special events. Students
will experience special event planning first hand as student manager planning special
events for the public. Students will visit hospitality venues and complete an internship
within a hospitality operation best related to their career path of choice. The Hospitality
graduates career can lead to management positions in their hospitality field of choice
with acquired industry experience and attaining higher education and/or certification
that may be required.
OCC to Go
Our delicious student created food and baked goods are available for carry out. Under
the direction of Chef Julie Selonke and Chef Lois Hennessey, Culinary Studies Institute
students will prepare the quality food and desserts that you've come to expect from
us for carry out, to feed you at home or at work.
Ridgewood Café where menu items are freshly prepared by our students from scratch and change daily.
Entrees include vegetable and a starch between $6 and $7. Guests may be served by
our student wait staff in our popular dining room or utilize our cafeteria and help
Reflections Restaurant, open most Thursdays for lunch at 11:15 am from mid-September thru mid-April. We are
closed during semester breaks, and holidays. Select from one of three entrees with
our prix fixe menu. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer with your lunch.
Ridgewood Bakery, purchase fresh baked goods from our bakery counter. We have a great selection of
beautiful breads, pies, Danish, cookies and more. All are made in-house by our baking