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Hospitality and Tourism

Culinary Assistant

Gateway’s Culinary Assistant technical diploma is a two-semester program that gives students the hands-on skills and technical knowledge they need to start a career in the culinary industry. Students will learn knife skills, baking, butchery, and short order deli skills. In addition to learning kitchen skills and menu planning, students will have the opportunity to train in commercial, industry-standard kitchens and serve the public through a restaurant located on the Racine Campus.

Culinary Arts

Gateway’s Culinary Arts associate degree program places emphasis on food purchasing, specialty food preparation, dining room operation and quantity food preparation and sanitation. Students will also learn hands-on all business aspects of restaurant operations as well as preparation of different foods.

Hospitality Management - Tourism & Attractions

Wisconsin is the upper Midwest's summer playground, and the Hospitality Management-Tourism and Attractions associate degree program focuses on supervisory skills needed to manage a tourist attraction. This program is ideal for people who want to create events that draw people to a region as well as those who are currently working for an attraction and want to progress in the field. After graduation, students can apply for the following certifications:

Hospitality Management - Food and Beverage

The Hospitality Management-Food and Beverage associate degree program is designed for students who want to manage customer contact operations within the restaurant, bar, food service establishment, or catering company. Students will explore the principles of basic food service operations and management as well as how to execute great service. The focus is on creating warm and inviting establishments for the general public. 

After graduation, students will be able to apply for the following certifications:

Hospitality Management - Hotels and Lodgings

The Hospitality Management-Hotel and Lodgings associate degree program is for students who want to work in a hotel or resort in the lodging department. With a wealth of opportunities in hotels in the Chicago, Milwaukee, and Lake Geneva area, students will be able to explore various types of management techniques to run innovative customer service focused properties. 

Students will be able to apply for the following professional certifications after graduation:

Hospitality Management Programs

The Hospitality Management program at Gateway Technical College prepares graduates to be managers in the exciting hospitality industry. Whether you most enjoy hotel management, the food & beverage industry or the idea of managing a tourist attraction, this program will give you the professional edge to advance your career. If you enjoy people and like to work where you can ensure guests have a positive experience, enroll in Hospitality Management.


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