Foods and Hospitality


  • CTE Sector: Hospitality, Tourism and Recreation
  • CTE Pathway: Food Service and Hospitality
  • Located at: California
  • Recommended Prerequisite: Participation in the Hospitality House Academy at California High School. Negative TB test.

Course Description

Foods and Hospitality is designed to prepare students for entry level employment in hospitality and food service careers through exploring industry and its relationship to travel and tourism. Students will learn laws and regulations; safety and emergency procedures; sanitation and food handling; banquet operations, facilities management; event planning, customer service and guest relations; food and beverage production, preparation and service; sales and marketing strategies; costing and cost analysis; and entrepreneurship.

Integrated throughout the course are standards for Career Ready Practice and Academic Content Standards which include: appropriate technical skills and academic knowledge; communication skills; career planning; applied technology; critical thinking and problem solving; personal health and financial literacy; citizenship, integrity, ethical leadership and effective management; work productively while integrating cultural and global competence; creativity and innovation; reliable research strategies, and environment, social and economic impacts of decisions.