Culinary Arts Community Education Non-Credit Course

Community Education and Lifelong Learning

Dietetic Food Service Supervisor

$675.00, 8 weeks)
Registration Deadline: July 22, 2023 

Fall Class dates: Aug. 2 to Nov. 16, 2023

Class Meets: Wednesdays & Thursdays from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

This course provides a solid management foundation for anyone interested in the foodservice industry. The curriculum is approved by the American Dietetic Association. Course study covers the organization and responsibilities of food service departments, industry laws and regulations, personal hygiene and sanitation, nutrition and diet therapy, menu planning, purchasing and storing of food, food preparations and service, as well as sanitation and housekeeping safety. Upon successful completion of the course, students with two years of institutional food service management experience may apply under Pathway 3 to take the National Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) ANFP exam. A reference manual will be prepared by the student from the handouts in class. Students should bring a three-hole binder, notebook, calculator and pen or pencil.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a least 18 years of age
  • High school diploma or GED preferred

Admission Requirement:

  • Completion of registration form and payment of tuition

Instruction Methodology:

  • Lecture
  • Class discussion
  • Field trip
  • Testing
  • Self-study
  • Homework assignments

Instructor: Fred Mahaffey

Location of Classroom Sessions: Canterbury Engineering Science Building, classroom 237, 800 Ross, Kilgore, TX.

Contact: Call (903) 983-8465 or email