BMI Food and Beverage Management

Location:      University of Houston, Houston, TX
Dates:   November 4-8, 2019 (FULL) 
October 26-30, 2020
Prerequisite:   None
Credits:   30 CMI Education Credits
Price:   Member - $2,695  Non-Member - $3,195


Developed with funding from The Club Foundation, BMI Food & Beverage Management provides you with an in-depth look at food and beverage operations from a management and control perspective.

Completely revamped and relocated to the University of Houston in 2012, the five-day program offers a combination of classroom lecture and hands-on learning at various prestigious clubs throughout the Houston area. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit River Oaks Country Club, Houston Country Club and St. Arnolds Brewery. A wine tasting and a beer and cheese tasting will also be included in the schedule.


I.        Food Service Marketing
II.       Beverage Costing
III.      Kitchen Layout and Renovation
IV.       Sanitation and Safety
V.        Employee Diversity
VI.       Menu Engineering Applications
VII.      Alcohol Awareness
VIII.     Beverage Production to Include: Coffee and Spirits
IX.       Catering and Special Events

Two of the local clubs that will be visited during the week include River Oaks Country Club and Houston Country Club.

Food and Beverage Houston 2The week begins with a welcome reception on Sunday evening, November 4, at 5:30 p.m. in the Hall of Honor. A brief orientation of the week will be given at this reception. Class will begin on Monday morning, November 5, at 8:00 a.m. On most days, class will run from 8:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. with the exception of Tuesday and Thursday, when the class will be on local club tours. Class is expected to end on Friday, November 9, at approximately 12:30 p.m.

Lodging for the 2018 BMI Food and Beverage Management program will be at The Hilton University of Houston. You can make your reservations by calling (832) 531-6300. Make sure that you mention you are with CMAA and that you will be attending the BMI Food and Beverage Management program to receive the reduced room rate.

The closest airport to the University of Houston is Hobby Airport. However, George Bush Intercontinental Airport is also an option.
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