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Testing Out of Hospitality Mathematics

If you are preparing for a career in culinary arts, you must be able to perform basic math. You will be using addition, subtraction, multiplication, fractions, and percentages every day in the kitchen.

Hospitality Mathematics is the culinary math course that you will take in your first semester at IUP. The curriculum in this course emphasizes weights and standards of measurements, the use of kitchen calculators, and review of the basic mathematics computations that are applicable to the food service industry. Please take a moment and read the "Dear student" letter from Dr. Wygonik, the Math and Computer instructor.

Requirements to Take the Hospitality Math Test Out Exam

1. You must have earned a minimum of a 3.0 in all high school math classes.

2. Successfully complete our practice math test.

3. Be proficient with the concepts below:

  • Measurements and conversions
  • Recipe conversions
  • Unit and recipe costing
  • Yield tests
  • Inventory and food cost percentages
  • Controlling food costs
  • Menu pricing

If you meet all of the requirements above, you may register for the Math Test Out Exam.

  • Academy of Culinary Arts
  • 1012 Winslow Street
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
  • Phone: 800-438-6424
  • Fax: 814-938-1158
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.