Hospitality & Tourism

This Career Cluster includes, but is not limited to studies in Culinary, Hospitality, Tourism, and Food Service Management. Students with a solid background in math, technical skills, and customer service have the opportunity to pursue a career in Hospitality & Tourism.


Location of Program Offerings

  • Breithaupt Career and Technical Center (BCTC)
  • Golightly Career and Technical Center (GCTC)


Program(s) of Study

  • Personal & Culinary Services (BCTC/GCTC)


Post-Secondary Options


Upon graduation, students have the option of pursuing postsecondary education or entering the workforce in career areas such as: Food and Beverage Manager, Chef, Lodging Manager, or Food Service Manager, just to name a few.

Analysts predict an average increase of 10% for individuals employed with the Hospitality & Tourism industry within the next 10 years.


Career Options 2008 Statistics Projected 2018 Statistics Median Salary % Change
Lodging Manger 59,800 62,600 $45,800 5% Increase
Chef 108,300 108,500 $38,770 0% Increase
Food Service Manager 338,700 356,700 $46,320 5% Increase
Meeting and Convention Planner 56,600 65,400 $44,260 16% Increase