FMK 331 On Site Food Service (3 credits)
This course provides an introduction into the roles and factors that affect the product selection, menus, operations, marketing, merchandising and promotions of on-site (non-commercial) foodservice operations. Students will develop an understanding of the decision making factors that shape the marketing strategies and tactics in each segment of the on-site foodservice. Segments reviewed in this course include schools, colleges and universities, businesses, healthcare, sports and entertainment venues, parks and recreation facilities, military, transportation, vending and corrections. In addition to class learning, students will participate in local tours of facilities to analyze and critique the similarities and differences in the operator customer strategies and marketing techniques.