William Jarvie

Associate Professor,  College of Hospitality Management

Contact Information
Every December I send out emails to former students to see how they’ve prospered since graduation. I have students that are corporate chefs, directors of operations, GMs of hotels — or even own their own hotel or restaurant.”


William Jarvie is an Associate Professor in the Food & Beverage Management department within the College of Hospitality Management. His 50 years in the hospitality industry have encompassed working for Marriott Hotel Division, Ground Round Restaurants and owning his own restaurant in Rochester, NY. During his tenure at Johnson & Wales, he has consulted with restaurants, grocery stores and healthcare facilities.

Jarvie completed his M.A. at Empire State College (SUNY) with a focus on small business development. He received his undergraduate degree at Michigan State University majoring in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management. Jarvie earned his Culinary Arts Degree from Johnson & Wales with a minor in Baking & Pastry Arts.


Sample Courses

  • FSM4160 - Food & Beverage Strategies and Logistics
  • FSM3001 - Food Service Management Systems and Human Resource Applications
  • FSM3012 - Advanced Menu Analysis
  • FSM4061 - Advanced Foodservice Operations Management


  • National Restaurant Association
    ServSafe Alcohol Certification
  • National Restaurant Association
    ServSafe Food Safety Certification
  • National Restaurant Association
    Food Service Management Professional (FMP) certification
  • National Restaurant Association
    ServSafe Allergens Certification
  • American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute
    Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE)