HADM 2351: Restaurant Management

Fall, Spring. 3 credits. Letter grades only (no audit).

Prerequisite: HADM 1361. Course fee: $40 TiPS and $38 ServSafe Manager certifications. Enrollment limited to: Nolan School students. Students may not drop the course after their lab date during the first full week of the semester.


  • Christopher Gaulke (ccg79) - Spring 2024
  • Heather Kolakowski (haf3) - Spring 2024


This course covers concepts, issues, and business principles relevant to the restaurant industry, including market analysis, menu and service systems, and financial and operational management and applies them in a real-life restaurant setting. Students conceptualize and manage the operations of an in-person restaurant open to the Cornell community and evaluate the process and outcomes. Successful completion of the course requires students to complete TiPS and ServSafe certifications shortly after the start of the semester.