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Restaurant Mgt. and Event Planning


A Hospitality Management Certificate

This certificate will provide a concise and accelerated approach to restaurant management, the largest segment of the hospitality industry. It is offered primarily to current and future industry professionals seeking national certification from the NRAEF ManageFirst Program. In addition, this combination of skills will provide the perfect basis for an individual interested in the field of Event Planning. Event Planning brings imagination and creativity to business and social events in an entrepreneurial setting and as studied in this program is in effect a “Restaurant without walls”. All of the skills used in the successful operation of a restaurant are transferred to Event Planning; Marketing , Human Resources, Food Management, Purchasing and Cost Controls Food Safety and Nutrition all form the basis of a successful business plan.

Restaurants in New Jersey are a driving force in the state’s economy. Their sales generate tremendous tax revenues. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people. They also provide healthful options for their guests, give back to their communities, and work to reduce their impact on the environment.

The ManageFirst Program, created by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) and managed nationally by National Restaurant Association Solutions, is a management development program that equips students with the key competencies they need to begin or advance their management careers in our demanding industry. The ManageFirst Program was created to address the needs voiced by industry members and educators. The ManageFirst ProgramTM is relevant, comprehensive and flexible.

Restaurant Management and Event Planning Curriculum
  • HOS 102 Food Management 3
  • HOS 104 Food Safety & Nutrition 3
  • HOS 201 Marketing & Event Planning 3
  • HOS 211 Human Resources in the Hospitality Industry 3
  • HOS 213 Food & Beverage Purchasing & Cost Controls 3

Total for certificate 15

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