Diploma in Food & Beverage Production (KNEC)

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  • Course level: All Levels


In today’s world there is an increase in the eating out patterns among the people. Human beings are now conscious about what they eat, drink and where they stay. We are coming out of just eating food but eating a balanced diet, free from cholesterol and less in fat. To make this come to reality there is need for trained workforce who can not only produce food but produce food which is healthy and present it professionally to the customer to make him or her have the best experience ever. The course equips the learner with the right knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable him or her to produce and serve high quality food and beverages, provide the best accommodation to the guest and most importantly to make the guest feel welcome and comfortable.


The course aims to enable the learner prepare different cuisines and delicacies of food  and beverage to the required standards, develop management skills to manage a catering and accommodation establishment, appreciate the need for good communication skills and apply entrepreneurship ,marketing and management skills to start and run a catering and accommodation business.

Assessment methods

  • Written exam – 70%
  •  Practical skills assessment – 30%


This course is of great interest to learners planning a career in the hospitality industry and who would like to demonstrate knowledge of food and beverage within the context of the hospitality or restaurant sector. Learners are trained on the skills and knowledge needed to be able to manage a restaurant  effectively with proper use of resources and be able to implement best practices in motivating, and monitoring team members. Qualified professionals can work in food and beverage outlets as restaurant managers,food and beverage  managers ,executive chef ,caterer and cateresses among others .

Module 1

  • Food and beverage Production
  • Food and Beverage service
  • Catering premises and equipment
  • Communication skills
  • Entrepreneurship

Module 2

  • Food and Beverage production Management
  • Food Commodities
  • Nutrition, Diet Therapy and Home nursing
  • Food and Beverage Control

Compulsory modules

Module 3

  • Food service and sales management
  • Beverage preparation, service and sales management
  • Research project
  • Human relations
  • Sales and marketing


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53 Courses

11 students



  • KCSE C-