Food and Beverage Service Technical Certificate


Serving career growth daily.

The restaurant and foodservice industry is a fast-paced and in-demand career path, particularly in Middle Tennessee, as the hospitality and tourism industry is Middle Tennesee's second-largest employer. The Food and Beverage Service Technical Certificate offers both new and current restaurant and foodservice employees the opportunity to advance their careers and move into higher-paying positions within the industry. Completion of this technical certificate will empower you with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed.

Career Opportunities

  • Restaurant Servier/Hostess/Greeter
  • Catering or Banquet Server/Assistant
  • First-line Restaurant/Food Service Supervisor
  • Entry-level Back-of-the-house Culinary Positions

Our Mission

The Mission of the Nashville State Community College School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management is to promote the success of culinary and hospitality management students and apprentices by building career pathways that incorporate collaboration of students, industry partners, and educational providers to result in the production of a career pipeline of trained culinary and hospitality professionals for the ever-expanding hospitality industry in Middle Tennessee and beyond.