Instructor of Culinary Arts
Department Head, Hospitality Business and Associate Professor of Hospitality Management
Program Director, Culinary Arts Program and Associate Professor
Culinary Operation Manager, Culinary Arts
The Walters State Hotel and Restaurant Management program is located in one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country: the Great Smoky Mountains. Hospitality students gain real-world experience through an internship program with area hotels and restaurants. Students learn first-hand about the many aspects of hotel and restaurant management.
The Associate of Applied Science Degree in Business Hotel and Restaurant Management is based at the Walters State Sevier County Campus. This degree program prepares students to enter various phases of the hospitality industry, one of the most dynamic and fastest growing fields open to college graduates today. Students can choose from a hotel or restaurant management track. In addition, the program includes a solid business core requirement, affording students with a broader base of business skills useful in the industry.