An essential course for anyone looking to start up their own food service business, cafe, restaurant, pub food, coffee shop.
Over the course of 10 days you will be equipped with the knowledge to start your own business. The course content includes Menu Planning, Location Feasibility, Kitchen and Stock Management, Sourcing Suppliers and Staff, Legal Obligations and Financial Planning to name a few.
This course is now online due to Covid19 restrictions.
Next course will begin in February 2021 - dates coming soon
Early February 2021 and will run over a three month period.
Course Fee; €3,500.00
Up to 40% 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.
Blathnaid Bergin; M.Sc Hospitality Management
Deirdre Coleman- Interior Design Expert
Amy O' Leary - Marketing and Digital Marketing.
Dr.Detta Melia - Food Safety
Amy O'Leary - Accounting and Finance
This course will suit anyone who is thinking of venturing into the cafe, restaurant, pub food or coffee shop business.
Where to start
Premises - finding and assessing
Menu Planning - cost, pricing
Managing Food Quality
Kitchen & Counter Design
Marketing & Digital Marketing
Coffee and Tea Modules
Food Safety Guidelines
Service Excellence - Customer Care
Front of House Management Systems
Work Life Balance
A comprehensive tool kit to get started.
Course Pack which will be sent in hard copy before course begins and follow up notes throughout the course.
Maximum number 15.