Industry Immersion

Industry Immersion Update

Updated 3/20/20

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and instructions from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO), FCCLA has decided to cancel this year's Industry Immersion. Please know this decision was not made lightly. However, FCCLA is committed to making the best decisions possible regarding the health, safety, and well-being of its members, advisers, and stakeholders.

industry immersionEach year, FCCLA members and advisers are invited to the Windy City to see extensive options for careers in the Hospitality and Tourism Career Pathway as part of Industry Immersion. Participants in attendance will engage in behind the scenes opportunities, experience traditional food, and visit iconic venues in Chicago.

Industry Immersion is truly an adventure of a lifetime, as attendees use their time at the National Restaurant Show to be creative, engage with industry professionals and specialists, and gain a more in-depth understanding of the world of hospitality. 

2021 Industry Immersion dates coming soon!

Reinforced concepts from the classroom including:

  • Culinary
  • Foods
  • Nutrition
  • Hospitality
  • Restaurant Management
  • Restaurant Marketing
  • Business Finance
  • Personal Finance
  • Technology in the culinary industry
  • Customer service
  • Career opportunities in culinary
  • Marketing
  • National Curriculum Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences

Members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.