The Business of Food – 10 Day Course

Everything you need to start your own food service business. The course format will be workshop, discussion, case studies, practical sessions and presentations.
''a must for anyone setting up a Food Business. The course is great and very easy to learn from- makes learning fun. ' Derek Nagle , Ballybunion. April 2019

Course Information
  • Duration:
  • 10 Days over seven weeks

  • Date(s):
  • May 14th, 20th, 21st,
    June 4th, 10th,11th, 17th, 18th, 24th. 25th

  • Schedule:
  • 9.00am - 5.00pm

  • Cost:
  • €2,600.00

    Up to 25% Skillnet funding may be available to Irish Residents
    Please contact Siobhan at NOTS Skillnet at 0719640688 or for more information

  • Facilitator:
  • Blathnaid Bergin - The Restaurant Advisor
    Deirdre Coleman - Interior Design
    Geraldine O Meadhra - Accountant
    Amy O' Leary - Marketing

  • Venue:
  • Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, Ireland

Who should do this course?

Anyone who is thinking of opening a cafe, restaurant, pub with food, coffee shop or any iteration of above.
'The best course I have ever done, and I have done a lot of courses. I honestly am unable to think of how this course could possibly be improved on' Lucille Boland, February 2019

What will I know when I finish the course?

How to set up a systems based business.
How a kitchen works
How the front of house works
How to prevent waste at every level
How to plan and design a menu
How to be your own interior designer .. with a little help from the professionals.
How to do the maths and stay on top of the figures
Service Skills and how to pass those on to your staff
How to avoid the pitfalls made by others
What legal obligations there are to comply with.

What will I have when I am finished the course?

A strong, practical 'tool kit' to get you started on your business journey.

What is included in the price?

Includes a pre-course pack, all course materials, coffee breaks.