Department of Hospitality, Tourism, and Culinary Arts

Introduction

Hospitality, Tourism, and Culinary Arts operate in a highly competitive environment. It is important that those seeking careers as successful professionals develop a strong business background that includes accounting, information technology, economics, management, marketing, and human resources. Graduates are well rounded with a combination of business and life skills that are in high demand with employers.

Culinary Arts

The Culinary Arts program covers a wide curriculum of hands-on training taught by expert instructors. If you are interested in learning more about the Culinary Arts program at Scottsdale Community College, complete the Culinary Arts Student Interest form.

Hospitality and Tourism

Hospitality and Tourism is among the world’s largest and fastest growing industries, offering endless opportunities for ambitious students who enjoy working with people. The Hospitality Management programs at Scottsdale Community College offer a variety of options for your professional growth.

Today’s students can be tomorrow’s leaders, with excellent education programs and mentorship & apprenticeship opportunities. SCC Professor of Hospitality Management Janelle Hoffman is featured in an article in AZ Business Magazine highlighting how the Arizona chapter of Hospitality Sales & Marketing International reinforces the relationship between hospitality students and industry.


Contact Information

  • Department of Hospitality, Tourism, and Culinary Arts
  • Applied Sciences Building
  • Office: AP-251
  • Phone: (480)  423-6578
  • Charles (Chuck) Cooper, ASAI, IDEC, ASID, NCIDQ Certified
  • Director, Division Of Occupational Arts & Sciences
  • Residential Faculty
  • Office: AP-216C
  • Phone: (480) 423-6436
  • charles.cooper@scottsdalecc.edu
  • Gary Ward
  • Chair, Department of Hospitality, Tourism, and Culinary Arts
  • Office: AP-247
  • Phone: (480) 423-6269
  • gary.ward@scottsdalecc.edu

Meet your instructors and view the courses they teach by visiting the:

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