The Business of Pub Food

The Business of Pub Food for Publicans already serving Food

Analyse your current operation with a forensic eye. Set up or improve your current operation. Set up systems across Kitchen Operations, Front of House Operations, Service Skills and learn how to serve best quality consistently while improving bottom line profits. 20% Funding available through the National Organic Training Skillnet with a Special rate for VFI members.
' Very informative, hugely enjoyable and interesting. A must for anyone involved in food. May be the difference in keeping your doors open' D. Kane. Gallys Bar & Restaurant, Tralee. Co. Kerry.

Course Information
  • Duration:
  • 6 days over 9 weeks

  • Date(s):
  • October 16th, 31st; November 9th,28th: December 3rd, 10th.

  • Schedule:
  • 9.00am - 5.00pm

  • Cost:
  • €1,350.00 -Fee will be reduced by €100.00 for Members of The Vintners Federation of Ireland.
    Up to 25% Skillnet funding may be available for eligible employees or self-employed network members that are residents within the Republic of Ireland. Please contact NOTS Skillnet on 071 9640688 for more information on joining the network and apply for the funding.

  • Facilitator:
  • Blathnaid Bergin; Director, The Business of Food.

  • Venue:
  • Abbeyleix Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. Ireland

Who should do this course?

This course is ideal for publicans who would like to step out of the business to analyse, plan, discuss and develop their business. This course will save money, time and energy in the business. Practical solutions to everyday problems are a feature of the course. Meet like minded business people who have journeyed the same road.

What will I know when I finish the course?

How to set up systems to manage and control the kitchen and front of house operations in your business.
How to write effective and cost saving rosters.
How to root out every hidden cost in your business.
How to analyse your menu so that it is working smartly and is financially benefitting you business.
How to train staff in service skills which saves time and money.
How to cost and price the menu.
and much more which will save your business time and money.

What will I have when I am finished the course?

A clear plan of what changes need to be made in the business.

What is included in the price?

Tea, Coffee Breaks, Light Lunch.
All Course materials.