Hospitality & Tourism

The Southwest Michigan region has a booming hospitality industry! Check out how you can be a part of it! See below for more information on what trainings are available, as well as where they are offered. Click each one below to learn more about the program specifics. For more information about this industry, contact us at 1-800-285-WORKS.

Lake Michigan College

Associates Degree/Certificates in Hospitality:

Hospitality Management
Culinary Management


ServSafe Certification:

ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification

  • Timeframe: 20 hours (2 ½ days) at Kinexus

  • Cost: $125 (includes book, training, and exam)

  • Jobs by 2020: 789 +35/yr (5.6%)

  • Wage Range: $10.00-$24.13 Avg. $16.41

The ServSafe program provides food safety training, exams and educational materials to foodservice managers. Industry standards indicated that restaurants and food service establishments have at least one ServSafe Certified staff member on premise at all times.

Michigan Works! may be able to help pay for some of the costs associated with training and/or college. To learn more about some of our funding options, click here.

Michigan Works!
Berrien, Cass, Van Buren 

Michigan Works! is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Michigan Relay Center: 711 Voice and TDD. Michigan Works! is a proud partner of American Job Centers. Supported by the State of Michigan and federal funds.

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Phone: 1-800-285-WORKS

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Benton Harbor, MI 49022

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32849 E. Red Arrow Hwy, #100

Paw Paw, MI 49079

Niles Southwestern Michigan College (SMC) Campus
Administration Building
3890 US-12

Niles, MI 49120 

Cass County Admin Building

120 N Broadway Street

Room 219

Cassopolis, MI 49031

(269) 228-5909