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Hospitality Info Sessions

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After a year-long hiatus due to the pandemic, BCC is relaunching its newly revised hospitality and culinary programs this fall.

  • During the virtual information session, James Storey, BCC Faculty & Curriculum Coordinator, Hospitality Management, will review various certification and degree offerings, describe some of the new courses, and give examples of typical career pathways pursued by graduates of the programs.
  • The session will conclude with a review of the application process and financial assistance options, including grants, scholarships​, loans, and work-study programs.

Contact Us

Questions or concerns?

Email: admissions@berkshirecc.edu 
Phone: 413–236–1630

Apply today!

BCC offers an associate degree within its hospitality and culinary program in Hospitality and Tourism Management. In addition, three certifications are available: Lodging Management, ​Culinary Arts Management, and the NEW  ​Food and Beverage Management.

The Berkshire Culinary Institute will be the only post-high school culinary institute in the Berkshires, which is an exciting opportunity for BCC students. It will serve as a state-of-the-art facility that trains head chefs, cooks, bakers, and other food specialists, in an industry growing at a rate faster than the national average.”

Jay Baver, Director of Workforce Development – Hospitality

FALL 2021 COURSES 

Hospitality:

Hospitality & Tourism Perspectives
Sep 7—Dec 23, Mon & Wed, 9:00—10:15am
Hospitality HR, Law and Ethics
Sep 7—Dec 23, Mon & Wed, 1:00—2:15pm

Wine Appreciation
Oct 10—Dec 23, Mon, 6:00—7:15pm

Food and Beverage Management
Sep 7—Dec 23, Mon & Wed, 10:30—11:45am

*Course are 3-credits each, meet once a week in-person and once a week via Zoom, and are 15 week, semester long courses.

Culinary:

Culinary Foundations I
Sep 7—Oct 22, Tue & Thu, 8:30am—12:30pm
Culinary Foundations II
Oct 25—Dec 23, Tue & Thu, 8:30am—12:30pm
Fundamentals of Baking
Sep 7—Oct 11, Tue & Thu, 12:30—5:30pm
Garde Manger, Cold Food Operations
Oct 25—Dec 23, Tue & Thu, 12:30—5:30pm

*Course are 3-credits each, scheduled to meet in-person, and are 7-week consolidated intensive course design.

Careers paths emphasized in BCC’s hospitality and culinary programs include cooks, chefs, event managers, food and beverage managers, front desk supervisors, innkeepers, and general managers.

Financial assistance is available for applicants to the hospitality and culinary programs, including grants, scholarships, loans, and work-study programs. To apply, visit www.berkshirecc.edu/apply.

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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.