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Welcome to the Hospitality Management Department of Montgomery College, Rockville Campus

BECAHM - Hospitality Management and Nutrition

Full-time Faculty

Professor Alyson Escobar

Professor Alyson Escobar
Nutrition Coordinator
Room TC224
(240) 567-4137

Professor Escobar joined the full-time faculty at Montgomery College in the Fall of 2003, after more than ten years of teaching as an adjunct. She currently teaches nutrition courses at the college and serves as Nutrition Coordinator of the Hospitality Management Department. She also participates in a variety of programs offered through the Marriott Hospitality Center.

Prior to joining Montgomery College full-time, Professor Escobar worked as a nutritionist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. In that position, she worked on nutrition research and education projects related to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the Food Guide Pyramid.



Professor Dorelle Engel
Room TC225
(240) 567-5275

Professor Engel has been teaching at Montgomery College since 2004. She currently teaches Introduction to Nutrition  courses and previously has taught Biology and Microbiology courses.  In addition, she is certified as a Peer Reviewer for Quality Matters, a faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses.  

Professor Engel received her M.S. degree from Johns Hopkins University with a concentration in cell biology and a B.S. degree in Biology from Rochester Institute of Technology and Fairleigh Dickinson University.  





Professor Janet Saros

Professor Janet Saros
Campus Center Room 21B
Marriott Hospitality Center CC170
(240) 567-7182

Professor Saros teaches Food and Beverage Management classes for the Hospitality Management Program. In addition, she is the course coordinator for the HMGT program and the Director of the Marriott Hospitality Center.

HMGT 105 - Food Service Sanitation
HMGT 107 - Food and Beverage Management
HMGT 110 - Principles of Food Production - Lec
HMGT 111 - Principles of Food Production - Lab
HMGT 204 - Catering and Banquets
HMGT 208 - Food and Beverage Cost Controls 




Professor Peter Stein

Professor Peter Stein
Room TC227
(240) 567-7191


Professor Stein teaches Hospitality Management classes whose focus is in Supervision and Leadership.

HMGT 101 - Introduction to the Hospitality Industry
HMGT 211 - Supervision and Leadership in the Hospitality Industry
HMGT 143 - Hotel Front Office Management
HMGT 201 - Lodging and Food Service Law
HMGT 207 - Legal Issues in Labor Management
HMGT 290 - Hospitality Practicum
HMGT 220 - Hotel Property Management
HMGT 240 - Lodging and Food Service Sales and Advertising  
HMGT 250 - Meeting and Conference Operations


Full-time Staff

Lisa Fanning
Marriott Hospitality Center
Campus Center Room 21A
Mary O'Banner
Administrative Aide II
Hospitality Management Department
Technical Center Room 223

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