You will gain the knowledge and expertise to effectively own, operate and manage a restaurant, bar or other food and beverage related establishment. Learn all key aspects; from menu development to managing finances. The focus of this programme is on efficient food and beverage service management. Students will be exposed to areas of study such as leadership, customer service and satisfaction, finance, menu design, food industry regulations and guidelines as well as current industry technologies as it relates to food and beverage management.
Applicants can pursue the Associate Degree in Food and Beverage Operations:
Full Time: Two (2) Years or Part Time: Three (3) Years.
Each year is divided into three Semesters.
Classes are conducted Monday to Saturday depending on your courses and class schedules.
The food and beverage industry allows for professional careers in many different areas. The possibilities are endless. Here are a few career options a degree in Food & Beverage Operations can prepare you for:
Restaurant Supply Buyer
Catering Event Coordinator
Food & Beverage Cost Controller
Hygiene / Sanitation Manager
Night Club Manager
Wine Server, Bartender
Internships & Pathway Programmes
Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute’s partnerships with several educational institutions, organizations and businesses, both locally and internationally, means students have a world of opportunities for internships and further education.
We recognize the importance of applying the skills taught in the classroom in the real world. Students will be placed in positions which best match their interests and field of study after they have completed the course work.
PATHWAYS TO FURTHER EDUCATION
Tobago Hospitality & Tourism Institute students have the opportunity to apply for academic pathways to pursue further education in undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at several local and international institutions.
INTRODUCTION TO HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM
FOOD PREPARATION I
SANITATION, SAFETY AND HYGIENE
ENGLISH & COMMUNICATION
FOOD SCIENCE AND NUTRITION
Prerequisite-Sanitation, Safety & Hygiene
FOOD AND BEVERAGE SERVICE
QUALITY CUSTOMER CARE
FOOD PREPARATION II
PURCHASING & MATERIALS MANAGEMENT
FOOD & BEVERAGE COST CONTROL
EVENTS & CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT
WINES AND SPIRITS (Elective)
FOOD AND BEVERAGE MANAGEMENT
Students must be at least sixteen (16) years of age to be admitted into the Associate Degree Programme, as well as satisfy the following pre-requisites:
Caribbean Examinations Council CSEC (Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate) at General or Technical Proficiency:
- Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades I, II and Ill OR
- Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades I, II and Ill, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry
Five (5) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C OR
Four (4) subjects (English and Mathematics are compulsory) at Grades A, B, and C, and at least one (1) year’s work experience in the Hospitality Industry.
Admission to any of the THTI PATH Programme is based on satisfaction of the following pre-requisites:
Be at least sixteen (16) years of age before the date of application
Pass a basic Math & English evaluation test
Tuition & Fees
Trinidad and Tobago Nationals and Residents
Year 1- Semester 1
Year 1- Semester 2
Year 1- Semester 3
Year 2- Semester 1
Year 2-Semester 2
No. of Credits
The Associate Degree, Food and Beverage Operations Programme is GATE funded if eligibility requirements are met. Students with the intention of utilizing GATE funding must signify this upon admission.
While GATE covers Trinidad and Tobago citizens’ tuition, students are still responsible for annual student administrative fees.
Scholarships are also available for those pursuing full time studies