The Hospitality Management Department of the College of Southern Nevada provides contemporary hospitality education to working adults, traditional college students, and learners from a variety of states and many international communities.
The Hospitality Management Department offers Associate Degrees and Certificate Programs in the areas of Casino Management, Culinary Arts, Pastry Arts, Food and Beverage Management, Hotel Management and Travel and Tourism.
The department includes seventeen full-time faculty members, a kitchen manager, a casino lab manager, a purchasing/control manager, a staff of six kitchen workers, and two administrative assistants. All faculty members are required to have a minimum of five years of professional management experience in their area of specialization and college and university credentials ranging from Associate Degrees to Doctoral Degrees. Many faculty also maintain professional certifications from outside professional organizations. These certifications range from Certified Sous Chef to Certified Executive Chef to Certified Master Pastry Chef with the American Culinary Federation; Certified Hospitality Educator with the American Hotel/Lodging Association; and Certified Food Educator and Food Management Professional with the National Restaurant Association.