Another study on the growing trend of craft beer comes to us From Kendall College of Chicago, IL. And if you’re wondering what Kendall College knows about craft beer, this school is known for its culinary arts and hospitality industries. Plus it will soon become the new home to the Siebel Institute of Technology, one of the most revered brewing schools in the world.
Details from their study:
During the past 13 years, the number of food and beverage jobs jumped 25 percent, compared to total U.S employment which increased by four percent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, making it essential for potential job candidates to be trained and qualified for these competitive positions.
One beverage trend that has both students and faculty excited to learn more is craft beer. John Laloganes and Phil Mott, both Assistant Professors in the School of Hospitality, provided valuable insight and advice regarding the creation of this infographic, designed to showcase both the knowledge of Kendall College faculty and alumni, as well as the potential impact and certain growth of the craft beer category.
At Kendall College, students pursuing degrees in Hospitality Management have a variety of career goals, including food and beverage manager jobs. Earlier in 2013, Kendall announced a new concentration in the School of Hospitality Management, Beverage Management, as well as a new relationship with Siebel Institute of Technology.
The School of Hospitality Management will be offering six new courses as part of a new Beverage Management concentration, including:
• Introduction to Wines, Beer and Spirits
• Intermediate Wines
• Advanced Wine Knowledge
• The Business of Beverage Management
• Beer and Fermentation
• Spirits and Mixology