Career And College Prep

Hospitality & Tourism

Get a Taste of What’s Ahead

Add some spice to life and see the world! If food and travel are your passion, a career in hospitality and tourism could be right for you. Explore the business side of hotels, restaurants, and food service.

Which pathways are offered?

Restaurants & Food/Beverage Services—Students in this pathway learn to perform a variety of tasks to maintain operations and promote guest services in eating and drinking establishments.

Travel & Tourism—Students in this pathway prepare for various travel and tourism careers, including cultural advisors, travel agents, event planners, and tour guides.

What types of jobs can my student learn about and prepare for?*

Some of the jobs include:

  • Food and beverage manager
  • Kitchen manager
  • Catering manager
  • Dining room supervisor
  • Baker
  • Caterer
  • Cook
  • Pastry chef
  • Tour guide
  • Tour operator
  • Tour and travel coordinator
  • Travel agent
  • Tour and ticket reservationist

*Some of these jobs require additional education and certifications once a student graduates from high school.

Student working

What could my future look like with this career?**


**Data is from Lightcast and is updated frequently.

Which industry-recognized, in-demand certifications and exams can my student prepare for?

  • ServSafe Food Handler Certification