Hospitality & Tourism encompasses the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other foodservices, lodging, attractions, recreation events and travel-related services.


Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

Job Ideas

Restaurant and Food/Beverage Services

  • Chef
  • General Manager
  • Dietician
  • Caterer
  • Restaurant Owner

Lodging

  • Director of Sales and Marketing
  • Owner
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Lodging Management
  • Corporate Management
  • Shift Supervisor

Travel & Tourism

  • Director of Tourism Development
  • Director of Communications
  • Event Planner
  • Tour Guide
  • Sales Manager
  • Interpreter

Recreation, Amusements & Attractions

  • Club Manager/Event Planner
  • Facility Manager
  • Recreation Director
Associate Degrees

  • Hospitality Management
  • Dietetic Technician
College Majors

  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
  • Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
  • Food Science
  • Food Technology and Processing
  • Food Science and Technology, Other
  • Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
  • Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other
  • Agricultural and Food Products Processing
  • Institutional Food Workers
  • Restaurant/Food Services Management
  • Human Nutrition
  • Nutrition Sciences
  • Dietetics/Dietitians
  • Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
  • Dietetic Technician
Industry Certificates

  • Certified Executive Chef
  • Certified Sous Chef
  • Certified Executive Pastry Chef
  • Certified Baker
  • Certified Decorator
  • Certified Club Manager
  • Certified Corporate Travel Executive
  • Certified Event Planner
  • Certified Food Executive
  • Certified Food Manager
  • Certified Foodservice Management Professional
  • Certified Hotel Administrator
  • Certified Lodging Manager
  • Certified Rooms Division Executive
  • Certified Food and Beverage Executive
  • Certified Hospitality Housekeeping Executive
  • Certified Human Resources Executive Certified Engineering Operations Executive
  • Certified Front Desk Manager
  • Certified Restaurant Manager
  • Certified Housekeeping Manager
  • Certified Maintenance Manager
  • Certified Lodging Security Director (CLSD)
  • Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive
  • Certified Hospitality Marketing Executive
  • ServSafe Employee & Customer Safety Certification
  • ServSafe Food Safety & Sanitation Certification
  • ServSafe Responsible Alcohol Service Certification

Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

Suggested District 211 Coursework – Hospitality & Tourism
Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.


After School Connections

  • BPA
  • FCCLA
  • Culinary Club
  • Foreign Exchange Club
  • Global Awareness and Relief Organization (HEHS)
  • Service Over Self
  • Student Council

Activities Links

cougars  vikings  hawks  pirates  saxons


Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.

My Four-Year Plan

This is a basic overview of the minimum coursework needed for graduation.

*Graduation requirement

A minimum of eighteen academic units of credit is required for graduation. This includes the courses indicated in the above chart plus at least one credit from the Applied Technology, Art, Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Music or World Language Departments.

Additional information regarding requirements for graduation and college entrance:

My Four-Year Plan – Hoffman Estates High School

This is a basic overview of the minimum coursework needed for graduation.

*Graduation requirement

A minimum of eighteen academic units of credit is required for graduation. This includes the courses indicated in the above chart plus at least one credit from the Applied Technology, Art, Business Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Music or World Language Departments.

Additional information regarding requirements for graduation and college entrance:


Next Steps:

1. Explore the tabs above to see more details about this College Major and Career Cluster

2. Find District 211 courses and after school connections you are interested in exploring.

3. Sign into your District 211 Career Cruising account to take self-assessments and find out more about colleges/careers.

  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Careers” tab to find additional information on jobs, degrees and majors.
  • In Career Cruising, explore the “Assessment” tab to take a self-assessment to see where your interests may lead.

4. If you are a current high school student, go to your Student Services Department and make an appointment to see your counselor to discuss future options.

5. Go to the “My Plan” tab above and see what course openings you have to explore this college major and career in addition to your courses required for graduation.

6. Visit your counselor to discuss how and when course selection occurs each year of high school.