Course Details

Introduction to Food Tourism

Course Code FOOD-730
Lecture hours per week 3
Lab hours per week
Course Availability: Open
Description:

This course introduces students to how a tourism destination’s history, culture and people can be experienced through food. The rise in mainstream interest in food has provided opportunities for new markets and business. Students will apply different research methodologies to analyze current and emerging trends and issues in the food tourism field. Additionally, students will conduct preliminary research that will support their final business plan submission in the second semester. Projections for future tourism and food trends will be explored as students consider their own business opportunities.