Hotel & Restaurant Management

Check in and stay with Indian Hills to start a Life.Changing. career in Hotel and Restaurant Management!

Campus Ottumwa Campus (Main)
Entry Term Fall Terms
Length of Program 7 Terms (21 Months)
Diploma/Degree  Associate of Applied Science Degree (A.A.S.)


Step behind the desk and discover the secrets to crafting the perfect experience for every guest. Peer into the “Staff Only” realm. And get ready to turn your Life. Changing. education into a magical career. The tables have been set, the rooms arranged just so, the menu finalized and the wow factor delivered. It’s time to take your place in the ranks of management in your choice of hotels, restaurants, or catering services.


It’s time. Whether the elegance of the hotel lobby or the bustle of a restaurant calls you, you’re ready to make the leap. Click that apply now link! It’s going to be Life. Changing!


What you will learn:
  • Safety and sanitation skills to use in the foodservice industry
  • Variety of different food preparations  on both baking and chef side
  • Professionalism
  • Ability to network with other chefs throughout the country
  • Supervisory skills


Ready to take your education to the next level? Check out the Hotel & Restaurant Management Program details below to see how our program at Indian Hills Community College will help you get a Life.Changing. Career as a Restaurant Manager, Hotel Manager, or maybe even an Entrepreneur!


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There’s a lot going on in the kitchen at Indian Hills. Lucky for you, the Chefs are in and they’ve got the answers you’re hungry for. Just ring the bell!

Mark Fisher, Program Director, Culinary Arts
(641) 683-5198 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5198
[email protected] 

Adam Darland, Instructor, Chef Training
(641) 683-5196 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5196
[email protected]

Chef Gordon Rader, Instructor, Chef Training
(641) 683-5313 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5313 
[email protected]