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The master’s degree is intended to be earned after completing an undergraduate program. By enrolling, you can continue your education and prepare to begin a successful career. Master’s degree programs provide students with a more in-depth understanding of their field and a mastery over their skills.

What is a Master in Food and Beverage Management? By studying food and beverage management, students are preparing for a career in restaurant management and operation. Courses involve business essentials, such as accounting, budgeting, resource and time management, and marketing. In food and beverage management specifically, there is a greater focus placed on communication with customers and the specific challenges that come with running an eatery. Less commonly, students in this field can study health, safety, and sanitation.

Students who earn a master’s degree will be able to enter more advanced positions and earn a higher salary than otherwise possible. Students are also uniquely prepared to become entrepreneurs and manage or operate their own restaurants.

The tuition and fees for enrolling in a master’s degree program in food and beverage management varies with the school and program you chose. The country and length of study will also influence cost. Before you choose a program, be sure to research all your options thoroughly.

The most common career that food and beverage management graduates can pursue is in restaurant management and administration. These positions include operator, shift manager, marketing director, customer service manager, and human resource manager. While it is less common, it is also possible to enter careers in sanitation or safety, such as health inspector or sanitation consultation. If you choose this focus, you can also work in policy creation.

If you are interested in operating a restaurant or catering business, enroll in a food and beverage management program. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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10 Results in Food and Beverage Management

OSTELEA | Distancia

The Master in Hotel Management and Restoration, which aims to train professionals and managers to lead global business projects in the field of hospitality management, al ... [+]

The tourism sector has been, for decades now, one of the fundamental sectors in the social and economic development of the country. Thus, last year the sector grew by 3%, generating more than 53,000 jobs. And within it, the hotel sector, is the key piece of tourism and one of the ones that has experienced greater growth in recent years.

In this context, with a growing sector that permanently demands trained professionals to act in a constantly evolving market, the Executive Master in Hotel Management and Restoration taught by The Ostelea School of Tourism is born

The master, which is developed under an online distance methodology, can be completed in 12 months, thanks to its flexible learning model that adapts to the needs of the participants.... [-]

Spain Madrid Barcelona
September 2019
Spanish
Full-time
12 months
Online
Online & Campus Combined
Rome Business School

The Rome Business School’s Master in Food and Beverage Management is the ideal academic course for professionals seeking a world-class degree programme in these disciplin ... [+]

Starting date: each year, in March and October

The Rome Business School’s Master in Food and Beverage Management is the ideal academic course for professionals seeking a world-class degree programme in these disciplines, leading to a successful global career in the Food & Wine industry.

With the Rome Business School’s international perspective, the programme offers a unique learning experience and a global professional exposure, enabling participants to study in one of the best cities in the world or online. The programme’s quality teaching and networking services all contribute to make it the perfect fit for anyone who is looking to rise to the top in the world of food and beverage industry.... [-]

Italy Rome Italy Online
October 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Florence

From branding techniques to service design, the goal of the Master course in Brand Design and Management: food, wine, and tourism is to help students and young profession ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

What does it mean to create and manage a brand in the food industry? How to market a wine company and work on its identity? How to integrate tourism in all of that?

From branding techniques to service design, the goal of the Master course in Brand Design and Management: food, wine, and tourism is to help students and young professionals to develop their skills as future Managers of the horeca industry, integrating food wine and tourism into lifestyle offers.

The course, held in Florence and Barcelona, provides transversal skills in service design applied to hospitality and tourism, with a specific focus on food in Barcelona and a vertical exploration of the wine sector in Florence.... [-]

Italy Florence
February 2020
Full-time
11 months
Campus
University of Bologna

Food System Management (FoodSys) is a 2-year 2nd Cycle Degree programme entirely taught in English distinctively designed with an interdisciplinary approach and an intern ... [+]

Food System Management (FoodSys) is a 2-year 2nd Cycle Degree programme entirely taught in English distinctively designed with an interdisciplinary approach and an international perspective. The programme builds on the relationship between different fields of knowledge and real-life management situations to develop pro-active decision makers and managers with advanced quantitative and analytical skills essential succeed in organizations pertaining to the agro-food systems. Specific competencies include knowledge of agro-food, environmental economics, business logistics and food supply chain management, food quality management, international food marketing, food and agricultural economics and policy, international relations and projects management.... [-]

Italy Forli
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University Bourgogne Franche-Comté (UBFC)

P²food is a 2-year, course-based, full-time international research Master’s Degree focused on the physiological and psychological determinants of food choice, offered by ... [+]

P²food is a 2-year, course-based, full-time international research Master’s Degree focused on the physiological and psychological determinants of food choice, offered by the University of Burgundy – Franche-Comté and AgroSup Dijon.

Food plays a much bigger role in consumers’ lives than simply feeding them. Each day, humans make several food choices. Their diet has a considerable impact on their nutritional status and health, but also on the environment.

A greater understanding of the reasons for consumers’ choice of foods is needed in order to set up effective programs and develop new products, to improve dietary patterns in line with recommendations, and to increase food sustainability. Although seemingly simple, food choices are complex behaviors that depend on many factors and their interactions. In this Master’s Degree, a key focus is placed on the physiological and psychological factors of food choice.... [-]

France Dijon
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Full-time
2 years
Campus
University College of Hotel Management and Culinary Arts StPOL

Master in Food & Beverage Management by the EUHT StPOL and Specialised Diploma in Food & Beverage Management in agreement with the University of Gerona Foundation ... [+]

Key Facts

Besides its 60 ECTS hospitality-business-oriented academic program, it offers a unique Professional Induction Module where the students spend a 4 week period in a hands-on program at the school’s hotel.

With our training, we involve the students in exercising both personal, technical and professional problem-solving. We prepare them for the dynamic leadership they will have to exercise as managers of companies.

With us, they learn to take decisions independently, objectively and systematically. This will be reflected in the final social and economic results of each year in the company in which they work.

Our training program includes industry guest lectures from renowned international hotel managers from distinguished hotel chains, allowing our students to learn about the latest trends in hospitality.... [-]

Spain Barcelona
September 2019
Full-time
8 - 14 months
Campus
ESCP Europe Business School

The programme is open to everyone passionate about the F&B industry and who wants to work in it from a management perspective. You don’t have to be a “specialist” in ... [+]

Objectives of the Programme

For a successful career in the Food & Beverage sector as Managers, Executives and Entrepreneurs.

The programme is open to everyone passionate about the F&B industry and who wants to work in it from a management perspective. You don’t have to be a “specialist” in the F&B sector to be admitted. You will have the opportunity to strengthen your general Management skills through courses covering Marketing, Finance, Sales, HR Management and different Strategy areas.

Once you have completed the programme, multiple scenarios will be open in a multinational company or in a small-medium enterprise, in a start-up or in a consolidated business in Europe or around the world.... [-]

Italy Turin France Paris
September 2020
Full-time
15 months
Campus
Gasma Gatronomy & Culinary Management Campus

This Master's Degree offers a total immersion in gastronomy from day one. A qualitative leap in your professional career. You will be able to come up with creative and pr ... [+]

TOTAL IMMERSION IN GASTRONOMY

This Master's Degree offers a total immersion in gastronomy from day one. A qualitative leap in your professional career. You will be able to come up with creative and profitable culinary proposals, not only in traditional cuisine but also in patisserie and bakery.

The program has a duration of 5 months and is complemented by 530 external practice hours, in some of the best restaurants from our Culinary Team.

THE STUDENT, A LEADING ROLE

The Master's Degree from CEU Cardenal Herrera University and Gasma trains proactive professionals. Our program is innovative, participatory and based on an experiential methodology.

Through practical workshops, Masterclasses, events and learning tours you will acquire the knowledge to help you make a difference.... [-]

Spain Castellón de la Plana
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Spanish
Full-time
5 months
Campus
Taylor’s University

The Master of Philosophy (Food Studies) aims to groom graduates into highly qualified professionals who are experts in the field of Food Studies. To achieve this, Taylor’ ... [+]

Dual recognition and certification by

Over the last 20 years or so, the status of food has changed dramatically. Rippling food crises, the growing obesity problem and more, have repeatedly put food in the spotlight. On the economic front, the increase in population coupled with rapid economic growth in the past decade has boosted food consumption an explosive rate.According to Cushman & Wakefield’s ‘Global Food and Beverage Market’ report, Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region for consumer spending on ‘Eating Out’ with the average annual growth forecasted to be 7.5% for the 2017-26 period. With a massive food industry and the increasingly complex global food system... [-]
Malaysia Subang Jaya
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Full-time
Part-time
18 - 30 months
Campus
Rome Business School

The Rome Business School's Online Master in Food & Beverage Management offers general management training combined with production chain-specific competencies, to pro ... [+]

Starting date: each year, in March and October

Training of excellence paid internships, career service, international networking, and many other benefits from your professional and personal development. Teaching formulas for every demand.

The Rome Business School’s Online Master in Food & Beverage Management offers general management training combined with production chain-specific competencies, to produce specialist professionals capable of dealing with the challenges of the food and beverage industry in an international and multicultural context.

The Italian food and beverage industry are growing in both the home and international markets. Italian products are a byword for a level of quality that is recognized and appreciated all over the world in terms of both raw materials and geographical provenance.... [-]

Italy Rome Italy Online
October 2019
Part-time
1 year
Online