Wine Studies Certificate of Specialization

The Wine Studies program is designed to provide students desiring employment in the Culinary or Restaurant industry with foundational knowledge and skills in world viticulture and wine styles. The curriculum provides an introduction to wine appreciation, service and wine and food pairings. Upon completion of the program, students will have a well-developed wine palate and will be able to assist customers in wine selection.

Student Learning Outcome
Perform sensory evaluation on wines from a variety of world viticulture regions.
Compare and contrast the world wine regions.

Hospitality Wine Service Certificate of Specialization

The Hospitality Wine Service program is designed to provide students with knowledge and skills related to providing exceptional wine service in restaurants, hotels and other culinary venues. The program provides introductory knowledge on world viticulture and wine styles but focuses on the food, business and service aspects wine and the role of wine in the hospitality industry.

Student Learning Outcome
Demonstrate proficiency in the core skills and knowledge required for employment in the wine service/hospitality/restaurant industry.