¿Qué aprenderé?

As a cook, server, or owner there is no better feeling than seeing a customer leave with a smiling face. In fact, that smile is what the food service industry is all about. If you take pride in your work in and around the kitchen, Fanshawe's Food and Beverage Management program can help you find a rewarding career in a fast-paced environment.

The program will show you what it takes to operate a successful restaurant, deli, or catering service. You'll get plenty of hands-on experience at Saffrons, Fanshawe's casual/fine dining restaurant, as well as Olive Oyle's, a popular, fast-paced deli on campus. Also, you'll explore how accounting, cost control, and marketing contribute to a successful food service operation. This means that by the time you finish the program, you will have the right combination of business know-how and practical training that employers in the food service industry are searching for. More specifically, you can look forward to a career in a variety of environments, from hotel food and beverage departments to fast food outlets and even restaurant owners. Also, depending on your experience, you can enjoy a position as a kitchen supervisor, department head, or others as you wish.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can look forward to careers in a variety of food service environments from hotel food and beverage departments to fast food outlets and even restaurant owners. Depending on the practical experience, students can attain positions as dining room supervisors, kitchen supervisors, department heads and as management trainees.

Program Description

The Food and Beverage Management program will prepare students for careers in the global food service industry. The program provides four levels of practical training in our on-campus restaurants and kitchens. Students will be actively involved in the day-to-day operations of a formal restaurant, as well as event planning, banquets and catering. The academic studies will also include such disciplines as accounting, computers, cost control, human resources management, marketing and ending with an in-depth entrepreneurial project. The students will also gain a variety of industry recognized certificates including: smart serve, safe food handler, wine and sommelier.

Other Information

Age Requirement: In order to comply with AGCO licensing regulations, students must be at least 18 years of age by the commencement of Level 2 of the program.
It is strongly recommended that applicants complete a Heartsaver Course prior to entering the program.
Graduates of this program may apply for admission to the one-year Guest Relations Management - Concierge Specialist or the Special Events Planning program offered by Fanshawe College.

Co-operative Education

Applicants seeking a co-op endorsed diploma should apply to the Food and Beverage Management (Co-op) program, Program Code FBM8.

Program Pathways

Graduates of this program who wish to pursue further education have numerous pathway opportunities to degrees and other diplomas both here at Fanshawe College and around the globe. Students are encouraged to search the various links on the Tourism and Hospitality website and discuss the program specific opportunities with the Tourism and Hospitality Student Success Advisor.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

School of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (2 )

Costos de estudio
Total fees due per term: Level 1 - CAN $8,487.94; Level 2 - CAN $8,422.94; Level 3 - CAN $8,167.94; Level 4 - CAN $8,337.94

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Fecha de inicio

Enero 2020, Septiembre 2020, Enero 2021


London Downtown Campus

137 Dundas Street,


Ontario (ON),

N6A 1G2, Canada

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes internacionales

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH:

Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U)

Any Grade 11 Mathematics* (C), (U), or (M) OR

Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) OR

Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) AND:

Any Grade 11 Mathematics* (C), (U), or (M) OR

Mature Applicant with standing in the required courses stated above

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English by one of the following methods:

A Grade 12 College Stream or University Stream English credit from an Ontario Secondary School, or equivalent, depending on the program's Admission Requirements

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) test with a minimum score of 550 for the paper-based test (PBT), or 79 for the Internet-based test (iBT), with test results within the last two years

International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test with an overall score of 6.0 with no score less than 5.5 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years

Canadian Academic English Language (CAEL) test with an overall score of 60 with no score less than 50 in any of the four bands, with test results within the last two years

An English Language Evaluation (ELE) at Fanshawe College with a minimum score of 70% in all sections of the test, with test results within the last two years

Fanshawe College ESL4/GAP5 students: Minimum grade of 80% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 8, 75% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 9, or 70% in ESL4/GAP5 Level 10


Acerca de esta universidad

El 90.3% de los graduados de Fanshawe se emplean 6 meses después de graduados y el 85.8% de los empleadores están satisfechos con su desempeño.

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