Where Culinary Passion Meets Practice
We are excited to offer a new, specialized Culinary Arts curriculum at the UofM Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management.
About the Kemmons Wilson Culinary Institute
The Kemmons Wilson Culinary Institute (KWCI) is a separate unit within Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management offering a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Hospitality and Resort Management with a concentration in Culinary Arts. The Institute also offers Culinary Certification programs, continuing education credit programs and other non-credit programs in culinary arts, baking and pastry. Other programs for executive education and professional certification for industry professionals and food enthusiasts are also offered.
The mission of KWCI is to advance culinary knowledge and skills and develop leaders in the global culinary and hospitality industries for the 21st Century. The ambition is to:
- Provide the best resources available to the students for education, training, and academic development.
- Enhance student careers through networking, professional development, internships, and placement opportunities within the industry.
- Foster understanding through experiential learning, cultural immersion, and study abroad programs.
- Mitigate the financial constraints by providing scholarships, graduate assistantships,
and work-study programs.