A course in Food Production / Catering is best suited for those who love cooking and are passionate about food. A professional course in this field trains candidates in subjects like food production, food & beverage service, food & beverage operations, catering science, principles of management, specialized food production, F & B Inventory control, Hygiene & Nutrition, Catering Management, and HR Management, amongst others. Along with theory, institutes also provides students with sufficient industry exposure.
Diploma, Degree and Post Graduate courses are offered by several institutes in Food Production & Catering.
Some of the institutes offering courses in this field are:
ITM Institute of Hotel Management - Mumbai
Institute of Hospitality Management Research & Development - Pune
Amrapali Institute of Hotel Management - Uttrakahand
Chandigarh College of Hospitality
International Institute of Hotel Management - New Delhi
One must have cleared 10+ 2 in any stream with minimum 50 percent marks to apply for this course. Candidates should preferably be English speaking and computer literate. Admissions are generally granted on the basis of a written test and a personal interview.
In India the trend of eating out and purchasing ready to eat or processed foods is swiftly rising and hence, the demand for trained professionals in the food industry. Graduates from this course can be self employed or apply of jobs in hotels, airlines, hospitals, guest houses, restaurants, catering house, food processing companies or food research organizations. Abundant job opportunities for graduates in this field are also available abroad.