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Restaurant Management: Farm-to-Table

Become a skilled hospitality professional within the restaurant and food service industries with integrated problem-based learning and service learning through community engagement.

Restaurant Management: Farm-to-Table – B.S. in Hospitality Management, Restaurant Management: Farm-to-Table Emphasis

Students in the Restaurant Management: Farm-to-Table option at Montana State dig into hospitality-specific subjects such as systems management, quantity food preparation and the culinary arts, as well as investigate sustainability due to the program’s emphasis on farm-to-table and healthful cuisine. Courses are conducted at Towne’s Harvest Garden, MSU’s organic campus farm, as well as with restaurant and food service management businesses in the community. Graduates of the Restaurant Management: Farm-to-Table program enjoy careers in food-service, restaurants, healthcare facilities and more.

The Hospitality Management major at Montana State offers two other Options Within the Major: Lodging & Facilities Management and Food Enterprise.






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Hands-On Learning
Hospitality Management students intern at successful restaurants, hotels, destination resorts and more in and around Bozeman.

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Towne's Harvest Garden
At Montana State, students have the opportunity to work at the Towne's Harvest Garden, a three-acre diversified vegetable and educational research farm exploring community-supported agriculture.

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University of the Yellowstone™
Montana State students make Montana, including nearby Yellowstone National Park, their classroom, laboratory and playground.




Career Resources

Within their first year of graduation, more than 96% of Montana State graduates are employed, continuing their education or not seeking employment, and career guidance website Zippia consistently ranks MSU as the #1 school in the state where alumni are most likely to land jobs.

Career Coaching & Professional Skills Studio

Professional career coaches help students with their career exploration, employer networking opportunities and job or internship searches. They also critique resumes and help students practice job interviews. Additionally, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success offers free workshops for students to develop the professional communication and collaboration skills that are highly sought after by employers.


Restaurant Management: Farm-to-Table students at Montana State University go into careers such as:

  • Sustainable Dining
  • Restaurant Enterprise
  • Local Food Production
  • Community Health
  • Health Centers & Spas

To explore more career possibilities, the Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success has a variety of tools available,including self-assessment and working with career coaches.