Food Service Administration

Dietetic Internship Curriculum:
Food Service Administration
(13 Weeks)
The food service administration experience consists of the following five rotations lasting a total of 13 weeks:
  1. Patient Dining Services (2 weeks)
  2. Food Production (3 weeks)
  3. Cafeteria/Retail Sales (3 weeks)
  4. Supervisory Management (3 weeks)
  5. School Nutrition (2 weeks)
During these rotations, the intern participates in:
  • Forecasting patient and cafeteria meal services
  • Purchasing through submission of formal and informal bid processes
  • Production of food by hot-hold and cook-serve food systems
  • Patient Dining Service, including tray assembly and delivering quality improvement 
  • Retail cafeteria and vending operations, including marketing and food service in multiple locations
  • Catering functions throughout the Clinical Sciences Center
  • Supervisory management - Functions as a supervisor in an assigned area
  • School nutrition - Works with the School Nutrition Food Service operation in a local school district