Sol International Restaurant and Entrepreneurship Department (SIRES)

Educating leaders In Global Food Service Management

Program Highlights:

  • Open or rejuvenate a food related business (café, bakery, multi-chain restaurant, etc.)
  • Develop management skills beyond the kitchen art
  • Targeted at developing entrepreneurs or owners of food-related businesses

Specialized courses:

Management Brand management, Inventory Management, Digital Marketing, Franchise Management, Restaurant Marketing, Food Product Management, Human Resource Management
Culinary Art Kitchen Operations, Global Culinary Industry, Wine Sommelier, Food Styling, Beverage Management, Global Korean Cuisine
Entrepreneurship Restaurant Concept & Business Model Development, Restaurant Facilities and Space Design, Creative Menu Design, Restaurant Trend & Value Proposition
Awareness Sanitation and Kitchen Safety, Culinary Nutrition and Health, Global Food History & Culture
Hospitality Advanced Dining Services, Hall Operations

Skills Learned:

  • Entrepreneurship and management skills
  • Restaurant & food culture and history
  • Space design and setting
  • Branding and marketing
  • Franchise techniques and concepts
  • Food styling and menu development
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International Partnerships:

  • Institut Paul Bocuse – France
  • Basque Culinary Center - Spain
  • University of Barcelona - Spain
  • Berjaya University - Malaysia
  • National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism – Taiwan
  • Emirates Academy of Hospitality Management – Dubai
  • Hotelschool, The Hague – Netherlands
  • Swiss Hotel Management School – Switzerland
  • IMI – Switzerland
  • Varna University of Management – Bulgaria
  • Swiss German University – Indonesia
  • Eastern Mediterranean University – Cyprus, North Turkey
  • ESC Rennes School of Business – France

Potential Career Paths:

  • Restaurant owners or managers
  • Franchise owners
  • Family restaurant business second / third generation owners
  • Concept developer for food service company
  • Operational manager in food industry
  • Food-related startup owners / entrepreneurs
  • Menu developer

ADDITONAL COSTS:

In addition to the fees paid as part of general admission, certain additional costs are required to fulfill student’s participation as a student. All departments have a Student Council Fee (administered by Student Council and monitored by Department Chairs) to include costs that are incurred during a student’s 3.5 years with the university. Most departments administer the fees in the same approximate manner.

Restaurant & Food Service Entrepreneurship (SIRES)

The following purchases are required for culinary lab classes. If you already own kitchen uniforms, you may not need to purchase these uniforms.

Unit Price Recommended No Total
Uniform Tops ₩ 29,000 2 ₩ 58,000
Pants ₩ 26,000 1 ₩ 26,000
Apron ₩ 7,000 2 ₩ 14,000
Hat ₩ 1,000 2 ₩ 2,000
Shoes ₩ 30,000 1 ₩ 30,000
Scarf ₩ 4,000 1 ₩ 4,000
Scarf Ring ₩ 5,500 1 ₩ 5,500
SIRES Patch Set ₩ 3,000 4 ₩ 12,000
Name Tag ₩ 10,000 1 ₩ 10,000
Side Towel ₩ 6,000 1 ₩ 6,000
Knife Set ₩ 134,000 1 ₩ 134,000
TOTAL ₩ 301,500

SIRES Department (Student Council fees)

  • Sports day food and drink expenses 30,000×2years
  • T-shirt 9,000×2years
  • Field trip 12,000×3years
  • Membership Training Event fee 15,000x3years
  • Annual party fee 15,000x3years
  • Other events 12,000×3years
  • Festival fee 10,000x3years
  • Graduation present fee 15,000
  • Operational Fee 5,000x3years
  • Total 300,000 Kwon (~USD $270)