Discover Culinary and Hospitality Educational and Career Options Nov. 14 at College of DuPage
By Angela Mennecke
Visit the state-of-the-art labs and learn about educational and career opportunities in a broad range of areas during the Culinary and Hospitality Spotlight from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the Culinary and Hospitality Center on the College’s Glen Ellyn campus, 425 Fawell Blvd.
This event is free and open to the public.
During the event, attendees can tour specialized culinary and hospitality labs, meet with COD faculty, and explore careers and salaries in a variety of fields, including Culinary, Culinology, Baking and Pastry Arts, Hospitality, Restaurant Management, Travel and Tourism, and Meeting and Event Planning programs. In addition, information will be available pertaining to COD’s partnership with Roosevelt University.
The 60,000 square-foot cutting edge Culinary & Hospitality Center contains several spaces that provide students with an opportunity to gain real-world experience, including the Wheat Café, Waterleaf Restaurant and the Inn at Water’s Edge, as well as a state-of-the-art skills kitchen, two baking labs, an environmentally controlled chocolate room for confectioners, a culinary amphitheater and a commercial laundry facility for hospitality students. COD is one of only a few colleges and universities nationwide to house a professionally- operated, fine dining restaurant and a six-bedroom boutique hotel within its educational center.
The Culinary & Hospitality program currently offers Associates degrees in Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts, Culinology, Meeting and Event Planning, Hospitality Management and Restaurant Management. Certificate programs are also available in the Culinary, Hospitality, and Travel fields.
College of DuPage is regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Serving approximately 25,000 students each term, College of DuPage is the largest public community college in the state of Illinois. The College grants seven associate degrees and offers more than 170 career and technical certificates in over 50 areas of study.
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137
(630) 942-2800 (Main)
(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)
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