Hospitality Administration Learning Labs

Williamson Food Lab and Dining Room

The Williamson Food Lab and Dining Room provide state-of-the-art facilities for: HA 4074 Quantity Food Production; HA 2913 Basic Food Preparation; and HA 2063 Dining Service Management, as well as special topic courses in fast food production.

The facilities are used during the daytime, evenings and weekends. The student organization, Hospitality Society, use the facility for fund raising events.  Supervision by a member of the faculty is required during these times. The facilities are available to students.

The Event Coordinator schedules special events throughout the semester including meals for the general public to purchase to provide students with experience in the food lab and dining room.

  

Williamson Food Lab and Dining Room

   

Mt. Magazine State Park Lab

The HA Program is working on an agreement with Arkansas State Parks to use the Lodge at Mt. Magazine State Park as a laboratory for the students. HA students can get hands-on experience in front desk operations, housekeeping, beverage management, dining service, foodservice management, meeting and convention management and facilities management. The state park will provide training, transportation and housing for the students.
 

 


Lake Point Conference Center Lab

In September 2006, ATU purchased a conference facility with 60 hotel rooms, foodservice and conference facilities, former Tyson Development Center, near Russellville. ATU renamed "Lake Point Conference Center."The Hospitality Administration Program enables to use it for a hands-on training experience in various aspects of hospitality management, such as front desk operations, housekeeping, beverage management, dining service, foodservice management, meeting and convention management and facilities management.

Pavilion

Conference Hall

Lodging

Room

Dining Room

Kitchen

Beverage Service

Conference Room

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