Link to Kirkwood Community College
Program Restaurant Management Program - Hotel Management Program - Culinary Arts Program - Baking and Pastry Arts

Two Years, Great Careers!
Students in Kirkwood's Hospitality programs prepare for exciting careers through practical experience in management and food preparation. Instructors supervise students in the daily operation of the bakery and catering service. The Class Act, a restaurant our students work in, features exquisite dining for the public.

Students also help run The Hotel at Kirkwood Center. In addition to learning management techniques and food preparation, technical subjects such as financial record keeping, food fundamentals, nutrition, computers, food purchasing, sanitation, equipment, human relations, and the safety and legal aspects of the hospitality industry.

Hospitality Programs:
Baking and Pastry Arts
Culinary Arts
Hotel Management
Restaurant Management


Vision Statement
The Center for Hospitality Excellence will lead the world in educating and preparing the finest hospitality professionals that will impact the global community.

Mission Statement
To be the best place to learn, recruit and stay.
We will do this by teaching, developing and serving.