Food and Beverage Operations Undergraduate Certificate

Hospitality students working in Blair-Shannon dining center.

Handle food and drinks safely 

Discover the keys to success in the food and beverage industry.

Prepare and serve food in safe, clean ways. Manage and run a successful restaurant, bar or food and drink business.

Choose your certificate

Contact the Academic Advising and Transfer Center to declare a certificate in food and beverage operations.

Your path to completion



Courses available in person
Industry Certification


ServSafe and TIPS* (Must Enroll in HSP 409)


for certificate completion

Careers and Outcomes

In a growing job market, this certificate helps you stand out among your peers.

You're preparing for roles like:

  • Restaurant supervisor
  • Catering supervisor
  • Beverage Operations Supervisor
  • Banquet Captain
  • Catering Sales Coordinator
  • Front of house supervisor
  • Back of house supervisor
Make The World Your Workplace

Hands on Learning

Gain in-depth experience in profitable menu design, guest services management, and cost controls from one of the leading hospitality programs in the Midwest.

You'll have the opportunity to take classes like: 

  • Essentials of Hospitality Leadership
  • Safety and Sanitation*
  • Principles of Food Preparation
  • Food and Beverage Management

Choose one of the following:

  • Banquet Operations
  • Beverage Operations
  • Restaurant Management

*Students who complete the certificate are ServSafe certified

Helping you succeed

Make a smart investment in your future. Access financial aid and friendly support.

Immersive academics

Get ready to meet your next mentor. You’ll be prepared, confident and ready for your career.