Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts

The award-winning hospitality management and culinary arts programs at Manchester Community College offer students a choice of degree and certificate programs in the areas of culinary arts, foodservice and hotel-tourism.

Both the Culinary Arts and Foodservice Management associate in science degree programs have been granted exemplary status by the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF). This distinction is a guarantee to students that their program has met or exceeded the standards set by the ACF Accrediting Commission and the foodservice industry. Graduates from this program may apply to the American Culinary Federation (ACF) to become a Certified Cook, a nationally recognized certification.

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Over the years, MCC graduates have gone on to own bakeries, serve as chefs and managers in both formal and informal restaurants, work in foodservice settings in health care, business and industry, work in hotels of all sizes and hold management positions in many areas of the hospitality field.


Information Sessions and Culinary Arts Center Tours

Upcoming Sessions

  • Wednesday, February 17, at 4:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 1, at 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 10, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 31, at 10:00 a.m.
Note: Please meet in the Learning Resource Center (LRC), A256.  Campus buildings are large, so please allow ample time to find your way.  leave the area promptly. For your convenience, please refer to maps and parking information. During the tour and information session, you will learn about program options in culinary arts and hospitality management. There will be plenty of time to answer all your questions. To get the most out of your session, please review our culinary arts and hospitality management program pages (see links below) and the FAQs webpage.

Please reserve your space by contacting:

Jayne Pearson, Professor 
Department Chair
jpearson@manchestercc.edu


Video: Culinary Arts at MCC


Degree Programs – View the Program Curriculum

Certificate Programs – View the Program Curriculum

Career Information


Contact Information

Jayne Pearson, Professor
Department Chair
jpearson@manchestercc.edu


MCC is proud of its academic excellence, new facilities, flexible schedules, small classes, low tuition and faculty with both academic and “real world” credentials. The College offers over 60 programs, transfer options, financial aid and scholarships, as well as access to baccalaureate degrees through guaranteed admission programs with several universities. MCC is situated on a park-like campus and is easily accessible from I-84.