The Art of Food and Beverage certificate program takes students on a historical and cultural tour of the world’s cuisines. Managed by members of NACE: The National Association for Catering and Events, the program prepares students to identify, discuss, and sell food and beverages from around the globe, providing a competitive advantage in their careers and for their hospitality employers.
Key Program Topics
This certificate program features modules covering 10 cuisines. For each cuisine, students will learn: types of concepts, menu conceptualization, unique techniques, pros and cons of the cuisine, upsells and upgrades, beverage pairing, and concept proposals.
The 10 cuisines covered will include: French, Italian, Chinese, Southeast Asian, Fusion, Gastro-pub, Central American, Regional American, Indian, and Spanish
Why should I take Art of Food & Beverage?
A comprehensive knowledge of world cuisines and beverage pairings is essential in today’s competitive hospitality environment, especially for conference and wedding planners, event managers, and caterers. The Art of Food & Beverage (AFB) certificate program will help you learn to sell the food and beverage experience to your guests or clients, no matter your position within the industry.