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SUNY College of Agriculture
and Technology – Culinary Arts, Hotel Technology, Restaurant Management,
Institutional Foods, Travel and Resort Marketing – Cobleskill, New York
In our American Culinary Federation (ACF) accredited culinary arts program, students apply the most current skills in well maintained kitchens and laboratories. At SUNY Cobleskill, students get the hands-on training and the theory needed to succeed in the culinary industry. Students entrolled in the Restaurant Management program are prepared for the everchanging restaurant and hospitality industry. Students acquire a variety of skills including food preparation, accounting, menu planning, and management. Culinary Arts and Restaurant students gain experience in two on-campus restaurant settings: the American Heritage Restaurant and the Champlin Hall Catering Dining Room.
Students who choose SUNYCobleskill’s Institutional Foods program are prepared for commercial food management in places such as colleges and schools, industrial cafeterias, airlines and restaurants.
Students enrolled in SUNY Cobleskill’s Hotel Technology program are provided a wide variety of learning experiences in preparation for many hotel careers available to them upon graduation. Courses prepare students for entry level and supervisory positions in all segments of the lodging industry. One of the unique features for the students in the hotel program is hands-on experience acquired when students are assigned to work in a full-service hotel. Students obtain computer experience in hotel reservation systems and property management systems.
The Travel and Resort Marketing program is a unique interdisciplinary experience designed to prepare students for careers in the travel industry. Travel and Resort Marketing students have the opportunity to train at our fully automated Campus Travel Center. An airline Computer Reservation System provides hands-on training on the American Airlines Sabre System, the United Airlines Apollo System, Worldspan and System One.
Before graduation, each student completes 400 hours of work experience. The Career Center and faculty assist students with placements at resorts, hotels and restaurants to meet this work experience requirement. This on-the-job work experience is designed to enhance and complement classroom theory, and to promote personal growth for the student.
Graduates of the Culinary Arts, Hospitality and Tourism programs at Cobleskill acquire current technical skills and enhance their computer, analytical, and critical thinking skills. We are proud that our students are able to meet and exceed the demands of our dynamic industry.
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