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Ashworth College’s Online Hotel Management Courses Lead to Certification

on Friday, 27 September 2013.

Ashworth College, a leading online school, has added the Hotel And Restaurant Management Career Diploma course to its expanding list of certification preparation programs. After graduating from hotel management courses, students may earn their ServSafe® Food Handler Certification.

For the benefit of its graduates, Ashworth College ( designed its hotel and restaurant management training to provide students with the most direct path to success. Career education from an accredited college combined with certification from ServSafe®, sponsored by the National Restaurant Association, assures Ashworth graduates have the skills to become desirable job candidates for many prospective employers.

“ServSafe® is the most widely recognized and accepted food safety program for those in the food safety and food service fields,” said Dr. Leslie Gargiulo, Ashworth College Chief Academic Officer. “There are always an abundance of career possibilities for men and women who have training from hotel management courses, and for those who have certification from a well-known program in the food industry the demand is even higher.”

Dr. Gargiulo went on to cite U.S. Department of Labor statistics which indicate a plethora of career opportunities in the hotel and restaurant management fields. “It’s estimated that by 2020, employment in lodging management will rise to 55,700 and another 310,000 individuals will find fulfilling careers as foodservice managers.”

Ashworth’s Hotel Management Courses

The Certified Hotel and Restaurant Management Career Diploma program from Ashworth College is comprised of 20 easy-to-follow lessons that are available for online study. Each lesson begins with a subject matter preview and objectives, an introductory note from the instructor, and a vocabulary builder of new words and terms. The certified course covers practical topics such as...

  • Package plans including travel, events and tourist activities
  • Front desk reservations
  • Understanding room count and availability
  • Managing food and beverage
  • Delivering excellent customer service

As a leading online school, Ashworth builds its education programs and courses to fit within the student’s budget as well as personal and career goals. Students are able to start studying at any time and learn at their own pace.

About Ashworth College

Celebrating 25 years of Educating Minds and Changing Lives, leading online school Ashworth College has built a tradition of excellence by offering students worldwide an extensive range of online college degrees, online certificate programs, career training and online high school diploma options that are affordable and fit the busy schedules of working adults. Headquartered in Peachtree Corners, GA. Ashworth is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). The DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency. For more information, visit

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