The competency credential in Dining Room Service provides students with basic skills in sanitary service practices, tableservice, and wine and beverage service.

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After Graduation

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual wage for waiters and waitresses was $20,820 in May 2017. The top 10 percent earned more than $40,210.

Industries with the highest published employment for this occupation are:

Industry Employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage
Restaurants and Other Eating Places2,118,070$11.98$24,930
Traveler Accommodation150,540$14.18$29,490
Special Food Services70,890$13.54$28,160
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries69,060$11.94$24,840
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)63,020$11.51$23,940

Statistics reported in May 2017

Internship Requirement

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Tools, Uniforms & Supplies

Tool List & Uniform Policy

Uniforms and tools are available for purchase through The College Store.

Clubs & Activities

American Culinary Federation - Pennsylvania West Branch Chapter

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Student Government Association (SGA)

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Hospitality Advisory Committee

  • Ms. Patricia Clark Paulhamus, Assistant Director Nutritional Services, Evangelical Community Hospital
  • Ms. Diana G Cox, District Manager, Sodexo Senior Services
  • Mr. Francis A Daniele, Chef/Owner, Joanna's Italian Bakery
  • Ms. Diane L Dorner, District Supervisor, Carrols Corporation
  • Mr. Robert Engle, Jr., Owner/Operator, Catherman's Home Made Candy & Extraordinary Cakes & Pastries, LLC
  • Mr. James M Fry
  • Mr. Paul Geisz, Owner, Village Tavern Restaurant & Inn
  • Ms. Carla Kline, Certified Dietary Manager
  • Mr. Thomas A Kowalcyk, Executive Chef, Toftrees Hotel and Golf Resort
  • Mr. Chris Kowalewski, Chief Growth Officer & Senior VP of Sales, Compass Group North America
  • Ms. Samantha Liedtka-Gundlach, Owner, Samantha's Kitchen
  • Mr. George Logue, III, Co-owner/Chef, Herman & Luther's
  • Ms. Heather Luse, Executive Pastry Chef, Pennsylvania State University
  • Mr. Kevin Nash
  • Mr. Kristan T Patterson, Chief Artisan Baker, Penn State University Bakery
  • Mr. Charles L Persun, Sous Chef, Wegmans
  • Mr. James W Purdum, CHA, Retired (PSU)

Advisory committees, which act as recommending bodies to the faculty and administration, consist of in-field professionals who act as partners in the development of curriculum. Their curricular and equipment advice as well as their industry connections and internship opportunities are invaluable to our students and to the growth of our institution.

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