Food and Beverage Management Diploma

KNEC

Diploma 3 years

Overview

Those who wish to work in management positions within the food and beverage industry, including in hospitals, restaurants, hotels, and other establishments will benefit from a food and beverage management course.

Taking this type, of course, prepares the student to run his or her own business, or to take on management-level positions in this field. This can allow for career advancement in the field.

Food and beverage management forms part of the hospitality industry, and is focused on:

  • Managing daily food- and beverage-related operations in hotels, restaurants, cafeterias, catering companies, schools, hospitals, and other similar establishments.
  • Planning menus and managing food and beverage stock levels.
  • Managing budgets, minimising costs and maximising profits through accurate planning and forecasting.
  • Complying with food safety regulations and maintaining hygiene standards.
  • Hiring, training and supervising kitchen staff, servers, and other employees.
  • Meeting customer expectations and ensuring customer satisfaction.

Objectives

A food and beverage management course does not teach about the actual food preparation process, but rather about management aspects, including running a business, managing clients, and building profits.

In this diploma program, you will learn key concepts, strategies, and practical skills necessary for managing, owning, and operating a successful restaurant, bar, or other food and beverage business.

Develop confidence in your ability to manage your business’s finances and learn key operational functions like menu design, income statement analysis, pricing, margin analysis, supply chain management, guest service processes, and employee engagement and performance.

Entry requirements

A person seeking to be registered as a student for the Food and Beverage Management Diploma program must show evidence of being a holder of one of the following qualifications:

  • KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) OR
  • A pass in relevant craft course OR
  • equivalent qualifications as approved by KNEC

Colleges offering Food and Beverage Management Diploma course

Dykaan College
Private College
Kiambu Town Constituency
St Teresa College
Private College
Kiambu Town Constituency
The Kabete National Polytechnic
National Polytechnic
Kiambu Town Constituency
Nairobi Institute of Business Studies
Private College
Ruiru Constituency
St Francis College
Private College
Ruiru Constituency
Unity College of Proffessional Studies
Private College
Ruiru Constituency
Karen Technical Training Institute for the Deaf
Public College
Ruiru Constituency
Bridge College
Private College
Nairobi County
Petanns Institute of Business Studies
Private College
Kiambu Town Constituency
Muguga Vocational Training Centre
Private College
Kiambu Town Constituency
Cascade Institute of Hospitality
Private College
Kiambu Town Constituency
Jodan College of Technology
Private College
Thika Town Constituency
Spring Hill College
Private College
Thika Town Constituency
P.C.E.A Kibera Emmanuel Technical Training Center
Private College
Thika Town Constituency
Nairobi Technical Training Institute
Public College
Thika Town Constituency
Thika Institute of Business Studies
Private College
Thika Town Constituency

Entry requirements

A person seeking to be registered as a student for the Food and Beverage Management Diploma program must show evidence of being a holder of one of the following qualifications:

  • KCSE Mean Grade C- (Minus) OR
  • A pass in relevant craft course OR
  • equivalent qualifications as approved by KNEC

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