Food and Nutrition Management is a sequence in the Food, Nutrition, and Dietetics major.
Trained and qualified managers are needed wherever food is served. The Food and Nutrition Management sequence combines business and management principles with food service and hospitality skills. This sequence opens doors to a variety of careers in the food service and management industries.
Why Study Food and Nutrition Management?
Consumers spend about 50 percent of their food dollars eating at restaurants, cafeterias, work, or school. Food systems managers organize these operations, making sure food is attractive, nutritious and safely prepared.
Popular career options in Food and Nutrition Management include:
Management in restaurants and cafeterias (medical, corporate or school)
Food safety inspection
Food sales, marketing and business management
Companies that produce food, food ingredients or processing equipment