Hotel and Restaurant Management
The Hotel and Restaurant Management option offers students the opportunity to acquire the business management skills and hospitality finesse needed to develop a career in the expanding hotel and restaurant industry. An array of career possibilities is available to graduates in the areas of professional management in restaurants, hotels, resorts, hospitals, institutions, conferencing and catering, and recreation management.
Allegany College of Maryland's Hotel and Restaurant Management option blends theoretical and hands-on learning in the areas of management, human resources, accounting, food and beverage operations, and lodging operations.
This option is designed so you can earn your Associate of Applied Science degree in Hospitality Management (Hotel and Restaurant Management Option) in two years. In a partnership with our Culinary Arts program, you'll gain invaluable experience operating and managing a college-owned restaurant in downtown Cumberland. Additionally, you'll complete one of your internships at an area lodging facility to round out your hands-on training.
As a Hotel and Restaurant Management student, you may choose to concurrently earn your Culinary Arts degree. Be sure to discuss this possibility with your advisor if it's of interest to you.
The ACM Hospitality Management program has been approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) as a Statewide Designated Program. Maryland residents from counties other than Allegany County who register in this eligible program will be charged the out-of-county tuition rate. However, these students may be eligible to receive reimbursement for a portion of the cost difference between the in-county and out-of-county tuition rates. Funding availability for this program is based on funding from the state of Maryland and is thus subject to change each semester. Some restrictions apply. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.
In the Hotel and Restaurant Management option, you'll expand your knowledge and gain career training through a variety of challenging courses, including:
- Introduction to Hospitality
- Hospitality Marketing
- Menu Planning and Food Merchandising
- Purchasing, Inventory, and Cost Control
- Internship I and II
- Food and Beverage Cost Control
- Property Management
- Quantity Food Production
- Front Office Management
- Dining Room Management
- Hospitality Supervision
- Beverage Management
Hotel and Restaurant Management program graduates enjoy enriching and rewarding careers at:
- Healthcare institutions
- Lodging facilities
- Schools and colleges
- Tourist venues
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