Hospitality Industry Administration


Triton's Hospitality Industry Administration (HIA) Program is recognized throughout the industry as a high quality training option for people pursuing a career in the fields of culinary arts, baking and pastry, restaurant, and hotel management.

Students enrolled in the program gain real-world experience working in Triton's student managed and operated dining room and retail bake shop. In addition to basic food preparation and service techniques, students also learn the fundamentals of the food service and hospitality industries daily operations. Students who choose Triton's Hospitality Industry Administration Program can select from concentrations in Culinary Arts, Hotel/Motel Management, Restaurant Management, and Bakery and Pastry.

The hospitality industry is the number 2 employer in the United States and career opportunities are forecasted for continued growth.




Student Job Opportunities

Additional Resources

Visit Campus Dining and/or restaurants for more information and events.

 Contact Information

Chef Manuel Uribe Espin
Program Coordinator
Office: B-226

(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3624

Chef Christopher Clem
Full-Time Faculty
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3625

Chef Denise Smith-Gaborit
Full-Time Faculty
(708) 456-0300, Ext. 3869

Jasmine Bilbao-Romero
Adjunct Faculty

Ernest Davis
Adjunct Faculty

Marisol Gutierrez
Adjunct Faculty

Josue Mancero
Adjunct Faculty

Amela Musanovic
Adjunct Faculty

Jennifer Smith
Adjunct Faculty

Loretha Smith
Adjunct Faculty