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1 Hospitality Management An Overview

2 The Hospitality Administration program is designed to provide students with the competencies necessary for success in the hospitality and travel industry. The program prepares students for a wide variety of management careers, including positions in hotels, restaurants, resorts, private clubs, catering operations, events centers, school and hospital foodservices, and cruise ships, as well as procurement and vendor supplies. Students may specialize in food and beverage, lodging or culinary arts management. Overview Lamar University President James M. Simmons and wife Susan

3 Curriculum Hospitality Management Offerings

4 Graduate Program

5 Masters Program The Master of Science degree in Family and Consumer Sciences (FCSC) allows students to customize their coursework to their field of interest. Students benefit from additional faculty in other areas of expertise such as Dietetics.

6 Masters Degree All graduate students in the Department are required to complete: Research Methods Graduate Statistics course. Thesis Route 30 Credit Hours 6 hours - Thesis 24 hours - Coursework 6 credits may be from outside of FCS department Non-Thesis Route 36 Credit Hours 12 credits may be from outside of FCS department Comprehensive written and oral exam covering all coursework Goal is to open a Bed and Breakfast and teach at Lamar Graduated Lamar: August 2010 Expected Masters: January 2013 Sendi Gardner, CC

7 Course Work Bachelors Year 1 Introduction to the Hospitality Industry Food Preparation and Meal Management Lodging & Property Management Public Health and Safety Management Introduction to Accounting Year 2 Commercial Food Production I Menu and Service Management Organizational Behavior &Management Beverage Management and Wine Appreciation Human Resources Management

8 Course Work Bachelors Year 3 Convention, Meeting, and Catering Management Hospitality Industry Marketing Hospitality Law Facilities Layout and Design Food and Beverage Controls Year 4 Travel and Tourism Quantity Foods Management Operational Analysis for Hospitality Managers Field Experience Computers in Hospitality

9 Certification Programs The Certificate Program is embedded in the Hospitality degree plan. Successful completion of certificate requirements will qualify students for entry-level or first- level supervisory jobs. The Culinary Arts certificate is an accredited program. In addition to Culinary Arts, students may earn certification in Hotel/Lodging Management and Restaurant Management.

10 Culinary Arts Students may earn an become certified (C.C.) through our program accredited by the American Culinary Federation. In addition to Hospitality Coursework, they must take: Chefs Essentials Nutrition Baking and Pastry Advanced Garde Manger Purchasing for Food Managers Externships

11 Hotel / Lodging Management In addition to some of the Hospitality Course work, students wishing to receive Hotel/Lodging Management certification must take: Front Office Management Housekeeping for Lodging Properties Hospitality Industry Law Hospitality Industry Marketing Operational Analysis Managerial Accounting Hospitality Practicum

12 Restaurant Management In addition to some of the Hospitality Course work, students wishing to receive Restaurant Management certification must take: Purchasing for Foodservice and Lodging Public / Institutional Facility Management Facilities Layout & Design Quantity Food Systems Management Hospitality Industry Law Hospitality Industry Marketing Practicum I and II

13 A Brief Visual Tour

14 Faculty

15 Molly Dahm, PhD Associate Professor – Hospitality Program Director, Hospitality/Culinary Arts Education: Doctor of Philosophy, University of Houston Master of Science, Florida International University

16 Chef Charles Duit, CEC, AAC Instructor – Culinary Arts Food Service Director, Buckner Retirement Services–Calder Woods Education: American Culinary Federation

17 Linzay Fontenot Adjunct Professor, Hospitality Graduated of Masters Program December 2006

18 Willie Broussard, Jr., MBA Associate Director of Academic Partnerships and Adjunct Professor, Hospitality Graduated: May 2003 Projected doctoral degree 2012

19 Current Students

20 Chelsea Moses Sophomore Assistant Front Office Manager with Holiday Inn Express Goal is to one day own her own bakery

21 Emily Garlock Senior Market Basket Foods Goal is to one day work with Disney Cruise Lines

22 Jessica Flores Junior President of Alpha Sigma Beta (Hospitality Student Organization) Cook at Celeste Tamales and Ford Park Entertainment Center

23 José Perales Senior Sugas Deep South Cuisine and Jazz Bar Goal is to own his own restaurant

24 Louann Walker Senior Prep Cook Sodexho/Christus St Marys Hospitality

25 Rachel McGee Senior Culinary Lab Student Assistant & Cake Decorator Goals are to be a Chef and Restaurant manager Ashley Kingsberry Junior Raos Bakery Wants to open her own bakery

26 Toni Alvarado Senior HEB Produce Department Jessica Boulos Senior Goals to work in hotel in Lebanon

27 Some of Our Alumni Where they are now

28 Casey Gates, CC Executive Chef Sodexo/Christus Saint Marys Hospital Graduated: May 2005 Tim Simeon, CC Sous Chef Sodexo/Christus Saint Elizabeth Hospital Graduated: December 2004

29 Chuck Harris, CCC Cheddars Restaurants Beaumont / Port Arthur Graduated: December 1999

30 Emily Stewart, CTE Director of Sales Holiday Inn Northwest Arboretum Austin, Texas

31 Aaron Wells Guest Services Manager Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol

32 Trenton R. Marshall, Esq. Director Office of Special Appointments Texas Governor Rick Perry

33 Christie Randall Food Service Manager Beaumont Independent School District Graduated: May 2008

34 Christina Pileggi Concierge Atria Collier Park Event/Wedding Coordinator Pileggi Weddings Graduated: May 2010

35 Katie Dupuis Front Office Manager Candlewood Suites Graduated: December 2007

36 Crystal Alexander Purchasing Agent Aramark George R. Brown Convention Center Graduated August 2008

37 Garland Tong Computer Software Analyst Houston, TX Graduated: May 2001 Darrin Luebe Leasing Consultant Post Properties, Austin, Texas

38 Josh Srader Sales Associate Glazier Foods Graduated: December 2005 Sales Associate Sysco Foods Graduated: August 2004 Sara Guidry

39 Kimberley Wade, CC Line Cook Holiday Inn Beaumont Plaza Graduated: August 2010

40 Lisa Blake General Manager Texas Cattle Company Graduated: May 2005 Annika Bloch Assistant Manager Jasons Deli Graduated: August 2009

41 Nathanael Deem Kitchen Manager Pappadeaux Restaurant Graduated: May 2008 Floor Manager Pappadeaux Restaurant Graduated: August 2009 Yvonne Salazar

42 Courtney Williams Customer Service Representative Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel Graduated: December 2009

43 Bryoni Prentiss Culinary Arts Teacher Galena Park, Texas Graduated: May 2008

44 Program Support

45 Our professional student group is Alpha Sigma Beta Jairo, Ashley, Toni, Oliver Emily, Rachel, Jessica Professional Affiliations

46 We are fortunate to receive significant support from our local professional organizations. Professional Affiliations The Sabine Area Restaurant Association has provided a $250,000 endowment and over $300,000 in scholarships and equipment.

47 The Golden Triangle Chefs Association includes many program graduates. Members of the association judge our salon competitions and sit on the Advisory Board of our accredited culinary arts program. Professional Affiliations Program Graduate Chef Duit Current Students

48 Professional Affiliations Dr. Dahm is the Vice Chairman of the local Convention and Visitors Bureau

49 New Partnerships Bring New Opportunities November 1, 2010 Dr. Ming-Yuan Wang of Kaohsiung University of Applied Sciences and Dr. James Simmons of Lamar University sign Memorandum of Understanding. The two universities will work together to develop: 1) Study Abroad Program 2) 2+2 Bachelors Program 3) Online Masters Program


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