Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management

Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management

Most people wish they could take a permanent vacation! Good news – your career can take you there. Gwinnett Tech's Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management program provides you with a professional, creative and customer-centric approach to the hospitality industry. At GTC, you'll learn the customer service skills needed for a career that can take you anywhere in this fast growing and constantly challenging industry.

This program is offered at Gwinnett Tech's Alpharetta-North Fulton Campus as well as our Lawrenceville Campus.

Take the first step toward a top job in this field and apply for next semester. All the dates and deadlines you need to know are here on the website. If you're looking for ways to pay for your education, check out the scholarships for this program. You can also learn about our instructors, clubs and organizations and check out the advisory board to learn more about companies in this field.

Information on gainful employment: Hotel, Restaurant & and Tourism Management

View our course catalog and check out these offerings:

  • Offerings
  • Instructors
  • Top Jobs
  • Advisory Board
  • Degrees

    • Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management


    • Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management


    • Event Coordinator

    • Food and Beverage Director

    • Hotel Management Specialist

    • Travel Agency Operations

    Continuing Ed

    • Basic Management Skills

    • Starting and Operating a Small Business

  • Nancy Caldarola
    Program Director, Hotel Restaurant & Travel
    Akua Washington
    Instructor of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Management
    • Business manager

    • Hotel manager

    • Reservations manager

    • Catering manager

    • Restaurant manager

    • Country club manager

    • Food and beverage manager

    • Convention sales manager

    • Front office manager

    • Sales manager

    • Purchasing director

    • Travel agency manager

    • Flight attendant

    • Meeting planners

    • Conference service coordinators

    • Hotel sales managers

    • Special event planners

    • Executive housekeeper

    • Accounting manager

    • General manager

    • Travel agent

    • Tour manager

    • Tour escort

    • Gate attendant

    • Ticket agent

  • HRT and Culinary Arts Programs Advisory Committee

    Misty Aguilar

    Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce

    6500 Sugarloaf Parkway

    Duluth, GA 30097


    Nick Albright

    Food & Beverage Director

    Bear’s Best Atlanta

    5342 Aldeburgh Drive

    Suwanee, GA 30024


    Nancy Caldarola, PhD. RD

    Gwinnett Technical College

    5150 Sugarloaf Parkway

    Lawrenceville, GA 30043


    Tim Clark

    Dreamland Bar-B-Que

    19 W. Oxmoor Road

    Birmingham, AL 35209


    Kerri Crean CSC, CCE –Ex-Officio

    Gwinnett Technical College

    5150 Sugarloaf Parkway

    Lawrenceville, GA 30043


    Bradley Czajka

    Regional Executive Chef

    Morrison Healthcare

    CHOA Scottish Rite

    1001 Johnson Ferry RD NE

    Atlanta, GA 30342


    Joseph Dennis

    Infinite Energy Center

    6400 Sugarloaf Parkway

    Duluth, GA 30097


    Michael Deihl CEC, CCA

    2684 Memorial Drive SE

    Atlanta, Ga 30317


    Cricket Elliott-Leeper, TMP

    Explore Gwinnett

    6500 Sugarloaf Parkway

    Ste, 200

    Duluth, GA 30097


    Ann Godi

    Benchmarc360, Inc.

    6340 Sugarloaf Parkway, Suite 200

    Atlanta, GA  30097-4329 USA


    Lee Gray

    Executive Director

    Hospitality Education Foundation of Georgia

    1579 Monroe Drive,

    Suite 224

    Atlanta, GA 30324


    Derrick Henry

    Executive Chef

    Park Springs

    500 Spring House Circle

    Stone Mountain, GA 30087


    Curtis Hicks CEC

    689 Brannon Drive

    Lithia Springs, GA 30122


    Debbie Hill

    Innovative Event Management

    2605 Ivey Oaks Road

    Cumming, GA 30041



    Kevin Hill

    GM at the Residence Inn at Sugarloaf

    1940 Satellite Blvd NW

    Duluth, GA 30097


    Helmut F.J.Holzer CMC

    Gourmet Foods International

    255 Ted Turner Drive S.W.

    Atlanta Ga. 30303


    Kai Hsu-CEO

    Hot Sauce Technologies

    Restaurant Management Solutions

    7001 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.

    Suite 4200

    Norcross, GA 30092


    Mary Humphries GM

    Homewood Suites by Hilton

    1775 North Brown Road

    Lawrenceville, GA 30043


    Kathryn Johnson

    Emory Conference Center Hotel

    1615 Clifton Road

    Atlanta, GA 30329


    Michael Klein, CEC

    Legacy Lodge & Conference Center

    7000 Holiday Road

    Lake Lanier Islands, GA 30518


    Laura Lawhon

    Infinite Energy Center, Director of Sales

    6400 Sugarloaf Parkway

    Duluth, GA 30097


    Jose Martinez- Graduate

    Chef Woodward Academy


    Andrew Miller CEC Ex-Officio

    Gwinnett Technical College

    5150 Sugarloaf Parkway

    Lawrenceville, GA 30043



    Tamara Markham

    Marriott International- Area Director

    906 Pin Oak Place
    Canton, GA 30115


    Jon Murray GM


    900 Third Street

    Alpharetta, GA 30009


    George O'Brien

    VP, Business Development

    Fillmore Hospitality


    Mitul Patel

    Peachtree Hotel Group

    Two Premier Plaza

    5607 Glenridge Drive-Suite 430

    Atlanta, GA 30342


    Fernando Saenz, CMP

    Catering Sales Manager

    Hilton Atlanta Northeast

    5993 Peachtree Industrial Blvd.

    Peachtree Corners, GA  30092



    Jim Schneeberger

    Executive Director

    Park Springs

    500 Spring House Circle

    Stone Mountain, GA 30087


    Stewart Singleton

    World Chef’s Scholarship Foundation

    P.O. Box 91

    Forest Park, GA 30298


    Louis Spost

    Executive Chef

    Hilton of Atlanta

    255 Courtland Street NE

    Atlanta, GA 30303


    Mark Stamper

    Top Job Hospitality

    55 Park Square Court, Suite 105

    Roswell, GA 30075


    John Szymanski CED, CFSP


    2175 Parklake Drive, NE

    Atlanta, GA 30345


    Maggie Waddell

    Event Coordinator

    City of Duluth

    3167 Main Street

    Duluth, GA 30096


    Washington, Akua HRTM

    Gwinnett Technical College

    5150 Sugarloaf Parkway

    Lawrenceville, GA 30043


    Jan Webster, Owner-Graduate

    Jan Webster Catering

    7345 McGinnis Ferry Road

    Duluth, GA 30097