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Alison McGovern
Major Program of Study
Hospitality Management

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Wine of the New World F18

Wine of the New World F18

This course provides an in-depth evaluation of “New World” viticulture and vinification. Wine making methods, service, laws and regulations of the major wine regions of North America, Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Argentina and South Africa will be studied. Students will taste and evaluate wines. Supported by a grant from the Julia Child Foundation, student will make wine at Red Hook Winery. Prerequisite: HMGT 2402

HMGT 4987 Urban Tourism Summer 2018

HMGT 4987 Urban Tourism Summer 2018

This course will examine urban tourism as a vehicle of urban renewal and economic regeneration. The roles of government, business, and the community will be explored as well as issues of development, management, the environment and social equity. New York City and Brooklyn will be evaluated as models for the development, challenges and opportunities of urban tourism.

HMGT 2304

HMGT 2304

In this course, practical application of the foundations of pastry terminology and techniques in the professional pastry kitchen are learned. As a continuation from Baking I, the proper use of pastry bag, equipment and utensils in a safe and sanitary manner are practiced. Individual and team skills development, organization, timing, recipe structure, ingredients and flavoring are also reviewed. There is weekly production of pastry for dining room service including presentation techniques for banquet and a la carte.

HMGT2305-E548

HMGT2305-E548

Procedural, customer and staff perspectives involved in the provision of quality service as practiced in a dining room laboratory. Student rotation through dining room service positions with emphasis on responsibilities of planning, producing and evaluating service. Practice of proper safety and sanitation methods. Critique of restaurant service.

HMGT 1101 Perspectives in Hospitality Spring16

HMGT 1101 Perspectives in Hospitality Spring16

An overview of the history, likely directions and organizational structure of the hospitality industry and its role in local, national and global economies. Students are introduced to the nature and scope of the hospitality industry, basic terminology, management concepts, career path explorations and the department’s mission and culture.

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