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Mercer County Community College
Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management (HRIM) & Culinary Arts
Associate in Applied Science Degree (AAS) - Certificate Programs

Welcome to the HRIM Program

The Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management program prepares students for employment in various entry-level management careers in the lodging and food service industries. Areas of employment include assistant manager in hotel/motel operations; club, restaurant or banquet manager of commercial eating establishments; and assistant food service management positions in hospitals, schools and other institutions.

The program includes an internship in a hotel, restaurant or institutional food service facility. Placement assistance is offered by program faculty and available through cooperative agreements with hotels, food service facilities, and restaurants in the Mercer County area.

Students may study full-time or part-time. Most courses are offered both day and evenings.

Most of the credits earned in acquiring the A.A.S. degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management can be applied to the B.S. degree offered through articulation agreements with Fairleigh Dickinson University and Johnson & Wales University.

Admission to the program requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.

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Program News & Events

Viking Cafe

Dates Open:
Mondays, 3/4 through 4/29 (closed for Spring Break on 3/18).

Seatings on MONDAY evenings, between 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm

Click here for dates, tickets, menus and details.

"The Grinning Bobcat"
Food Preparation II class
Wednesday Lunches
Seating from 11:45 am - 12:30 pm

March 27, April 10, April 17


The International Cuisine Class
Monday Lunches

Click here for dates, tickets, menus and details.

Culinary Arts Programs

Check out the newly added Culinary Arts Associate Degree Programs ...
Culinary Arts Programs

Dish It Out Douglas Fee, CHE
Coordinator HRIM Program
Telephone: 609.570.3447

Christopher DePagnier, CHE
Faculty, HRIM Program
Telephone: 609.570.3476

Frank Benowitz, CHE
Senior TA HRIM Program
Telephone: 609.570.3579


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