Bachelor of Catering & Hotel Management is an academic programme in the Hotel Industry which focuses on critical analysis of management styles & strategic thinking required to succeed in hotel management.
The Bachelor of Catering and Hotel Management degree brings to aspirants opportunity to be part of the global leadership in Hotel and Catering sector and exposes students to the range of hospitality industry and equips the student with intellectual & leadership capabilities allowing the student to move into diverse managerial roles in prestigious international organisations. It covers the fundamentals of the Hotel Industry, Commercial Kitchen Operations, Food & Beverage Service, Customer Centered Marketing and Finance & Accounting for Hotel industry. The components of the course may vary depending on the institution in which one enrolls for the programme.
It is important for the students to know that it is crucial for them to have practical Industrial training before entering the world of Hotel & Catering Management as a profession. It is therefore encouraged that the students prior to graduation to engage in internship programme in a suitable and good place in order to gain exposure on the skills required in the market.
Opportunities for graduates of a degree/diploma in Bachelor of Catering & Hotel Management exist in:
- Accommodation Operations,
- Banqueting - Sport and Leisure Industry
- Contract Catering
- Entertainment centers i.e. cinemas, theatres, and restaurants,
- Food Production,
- Hotels, Restaurants and Pub Management,
- Relaxation and cultural pursuits - museums and galleries, reading, shopping),
- Spas and recreation centers,
Graduates may also decide to engage in self-employment opportunities like catering, skating and many more.