HADM 5510: Restaurant Development

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

Enrollment limited to: NSHA seniors or graduate students; juniors and non-NSHA students by permission of instructor. Non-NSHA students must have significant foodservice operations experience. Students who wish to develop design skills for restaurant concepts are encouraged to enroll in HADM 4530 in the following spring. Co-meets with HADM 4510.


  • Christopher Gaulke (ccg79) - Fall 2023


Students are exposed to the process, challenges, and rewards of developing a restaurant concept from the idea to the construction of the first unit. The course includes readings, discussions with industry leaders, and cases. It culminates with students formulating a detailed restaurant concept and development plan.