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How to Apply
National Restaurant Association
Dr. Jim Taylor, Assistant Professor of Hospitality Management
May 19-25, 2011
Course Fee $1995 (resident), $2195 (non-resident)
- Visit exhibitors at the National Restaurant Association Show and discover ground-breaking trends in the restaurant industry
- Tour and dine at a variety of Chicago’s most popular restaurants
- Explore the many career options in the field of hospitality management
- Learn about the many aspects of restaurant operations and factors that influence restaurant conceptualization including menu design, restaurant décor, advances in technology, and food and beverage trends
- Select from more than 60 educational sessions at the NRA Show on topics such as the kitchen innovations, marketing for restaurateurs, healthy menus, responsible alcohol service and the food truck trend
- Network with industry leaders and establish professional contacts in the hospitality and restaurant business
Students will spend seven days/six nights in Chicago attending the National Restaurant Association Show. Students can explore the city during free time visiting notable Chicago sites – The Art Institute of Chicago, The Field Museum, Chicago Architecture Foundation, Millennium Park, Adler Planetarium and The Magnificent Mile.
This program is for Hospitality Management students and others interested restaurants, design, marketing and tourism.
The program dates are May 19-25, 2011.
Students will make their own travel arrangements to and from Chicago. Students will meet at the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza in Chicago on May 19.
Program cost is $1995 for resident and $2195 for non-resident students. Included in the cost are tuition, housing, tours, four group meals, and conference registration fees. Excluded from the cost are the Study USA application fee, airfare, and personal spending money.