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The Catskill Hospitality Institute at SUNY Sullivan prepares students who are passionate about the service industries to grow into outstanding hospitality managers, culinary arts leaders, as well as eco-, adventure-, and food-tourism experts. Our students gain the skills and knowledge to position themselves to perform locally and globally, with pride, enthusiasm and with levels of service that exceed expectations. The Catskill Hospitality Institute at SUNY Sullivan encompasses:

Credit-Bearing Academic Degree Programs


Culinary Dinners

Held in the college’s Grossinger Dining Room and prepared by Culinary and Pastry Arts students, these restaurant experiences allow hospitality-related business owners to enjoy a three-course meal while identifying potential employees.

The SUNY Sullivan Bakery Café

Open each Wednesday morning during the fall semester to provide Culinary and Pastry Arts students with baking, entrepreneurial, and customer service experience. The café is open to the community.

Summer Learning Packages

Summer visitors will enjoy upscale field trips to local farms, farmer’s markets, cideries and distilleries to purchase ingredients, following by a cooking class led by the Director of the Catskill Hospitality Institute.

Professional Development Training

Offered for culinary and hospitality professionals and includes TIPS® (Training for Intervention Procedures) and ServSafe® Food Safety Training.

Collaborations with Community Partners

Orgaizations such as the Sullivan Catskills Visitors Association, Sullivan Renaissance, the Catskills Food Hub, and many other organizations allow SUNY Sullivan to develop and offer customized learning experiences.

Customized Training

Whether it’s at your place of business or in a classroom setting on campus, SUNY Sullivan staff and faculty are available to help you design and offer professional development trainings.

Contact SUNY Sullivan at (845) 434-5750, ext. 4252 or 4377 to learn more about what the Institute can do for you!

The Catskill Hospitality Institute at SUNY Sullivan: Where a history of hospitality education meets the future of tourism.