Delaware County Community College, Serving Delaware and Chester Counties

HRM 255 - Beverage Management

Course Description

This is a course for those wishing to learn how to operate a beverage outlet and serve controlled beverages responsibly. This is not a bartending course. The course includes restaurant bar operations, hotel room beverage service, catering bar systems and beer distributors. The federal standards of identity under USCA 27 and Pennsylvania Law Title 47 and any appropriate criminal codes will be presented.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student should be able to:
Make personal choices in career development and business decisions with regard to beverage management.
Structure task performance within a beverage operation.
Purchase, receive, store and issue beverages in accordance with generally accepted procedures.
Properly use equipment, tools and terminology specific to beverage operations. Demonstrate the basic practices of mixology.
Apply merchandising techniques within an overall marketing strategy of a beverage operation.
Gather and apply information for internal control and operational decision making.
Discuss third-party liability as affected by the environment of a beverage operation.
Apply federal, state and local regulations/laws specific to beverage commerce.

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3

Course Prerequisites: HRM 100