Certificate in Food & Beverage Operations

Course Description

Food & Beverage operations typically entails functions related to the day-to-day running of the restaurant business. This involves understanding the operations cycle, including purchasing raw material, preparing food and beverage, storing and service delivery.


Course Duration

1 year


Course Intake

January, May, September


Entry Requirements

  • KCSE Mean grade D+ (PLUS) with D+ (PLUS) or above in English or Kiswahili and a D- (MINUS) in Mathematics
  • IB 3-A Level 3 Credits
  • IGCSE 3 'O' Passes with E and above and/or equivalent of a mean grade of D (PLUS) with E in Math and English or Kiswahili
  • SATs 1010 and above out of 1600

Course Fees Kshs per annum

Student Tuition Application Fee Student Pass Accident Insurance Student ID Graduation & BHMS Admin Fee Uniform
Kenyan 442,800 2,500 - 5,000 1,000 25,000 30,200
East African 442,800 5,000 2,500 5,000 1,000 25,000 30,200
International 528,900 5,000 12,500 5,000 1,000 25,000 30,200

For more details see our full fees structure documents on downloads



Study Areas

Year 1
  • Introduction to Hospitality Food and Beverage Operations
  • Food and Beverage Service Theory and Practical
  • Hospitality Planning and Development
  • Food and Beverage Service Practical @ The Boma Hotel
  • Food Production Theory
  • Food Production Practical
  • Beverage Knowledge
  • Food and Beverage Cost Control
  • French
  • Hospitality Business Communication
  • Business Application and Analytics
  • Basic First Aid and Fire Safety Training
  • Applied Hotel Operations Practical @ The Boma Hotel

  • Enrollment

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