Hotel Management Courses at Penn Foster Career School
|Instruction Set 1
Identifying and implementing a successful study method; planning when, where, and how you'll study; creating effective and efficient study tools; using study tools to improve chances for success.
The Hospitality Industry
Origin and history; industry profile; job opportunities.
|Instruction Set 2
Marketing and Sales
Dressing professionally; building a support network; developing skills and a career portfolio.
Theories and styles of management; motivating and communicating; planning and control; staff selection.
The Front Office
Levels of service; chain affiliation; staffing and scheduling; the guest process; forecasting; night audit.
|Instruction Set 3
The cleaning process; the linen room and storage; Right-to-Know.
Engineering and Maintenance
Department functions; engineering systems: electricity, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration.
|Instruction Set 4
Terminology; accounting elements and methods; financial statements; computers.
Legal Aspects and Insurance
Legal responsibilities of personnel and guests; labor relations; insurance principles and types; selecting an insurer.
Cost control for lodging and food service businesses; implementation of cost control strategies.
|Instruction Set 5
Restaurant and Banquet Service
Food service set-ups; effective management; elements of dining service; banquet and buffet catering.
Clientele and customer preference; types of menus and menu items; personnel and kitchen facilities; nutritional and pricing considerations; Truth-in-Menu; menu design and layout.
Kitchen contents; recipes and measurement; cooking processes; kitchen tools and equipment; flavorings and seasonings; non-alcoholic beverages; presentation.
|Instruction Set 6
Purchasing and Storage
Cost factors; government regulations; yield testing; purchase of perishable items; the "bidding" procedure; receiving operation; storage needs and guidelines; inventory control.
Food Service Sanitation
Bacteria; other infections and contaminants; personal hygiene; sanitary storage; cleansing and sanitation of equipment; rodent and insect control.
Society and alcohol; effects of alcohol; alcohol and the law; the beverage operation; marketing beverages; controlling profit.
Work Experience Option (available online)
Learning Aid : "Food Service Sanitation" DVD
Program description: Learn the skills you need for a career as a Hotel/Restaurant Manager - at home, at your own pace, with Penn Foster Career School.
There are certain skills you need to begin a career in Hotel/Restaurant Management. The Penn Foster Career School Hotel/Restaurant Management Program helps you learn them quickly and conveniently.
* Marketing and Sales
* Hospitality Accounting, Cost Controls,
and Legal Aspects and Insurance
* Menu Planning, Food Preparation,
and Restaurant and Banquet Service
* Food Service Sanitation, Purchasing and Storage
And you’ll learn it all at home — no classroom needed! You’ll get valuable information about food service set-ups, dining service, banquet and buffet catering, sales, advertising, and public relations.
Start a rewarding career in a growing field.
Why take a Hotel/Restaurant Management training program? With the right credentials, you can:
* Work for an established hotel or restaurant.
* Work for a chain of hotels or restaurants and have the opportunity to travel.
* Enjoy the fringe benefits that come with such an exciting job.
Demand for Hotel/Restaurant Managers is on the rise. The more people travel, the greater the need for Hotel/Restaurant Managers. As operations become more complex, employers are putting more emphasis on specialized training. The Penn Foster Career School Hotel/Restaurant Management Program can give you a real advantage over others without your training!
Contact Penn Foster Career School Today.
We’ll send you FREE information – with absolutely no obligation! Find out more about Penn Foster Career School's Hotel/Restaurant Management training that includes:
* All the books, lessons, and learning aids you need
* Unlimited instructional support
* Access to student services by website, phone, and mail
Get more information today and in as little as six months from enrollment, you can be on your way to a career as a Hotel/Restaurant Manager!