Careers in Restaurant and Culinary Management

The demand for food service managers is expect to grow nationally and in Colorado

“Give me one million good managers and I will give you one million great restaurants.” – Restaurant & Culinary Management Program Advisor

Improve your management qualifications with a broad skill set. Quality service, food and beverage accountability, management of staff and sound culinary knowledge are the foundations of the Restaurant and Culinary Management program at Colorado Mountain College.

Students, upon completing this degree, will have resume-building work experience, business insight and the culinary knowledge to run a restaurant or food service operation from the kitchen, the front podium, or from the owner’s seat.

Expected salary range
(America’s Career InfoNet)

Chefs and Head Cooks, Colorado

High Range: $70,000
Mid Range: $42,000
Low range: $28,000

Food Service Managers, Colorado

High Range: $87,000
Mid Range: $49,000
Low range: $36,600

Employment Forecast
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Office of Occupational Statistics & Employment Projections

Food Service Managers, United States
2008 – 338, 800
2018 – 356,700
+5% change 8,370 job openings

Food Service Managers, Colorado
2008 – 3,920
2018 – 4,180
+7% change 120 job openings