To be a caterer takes strong arms and legs, a constitution like a horse and a keen sense of humour. Catering is a very satisfying way to indulge a love of cooking while making profit.
Having run a catering business for 18 years, Blathnaid Bergin knows the ins and outs of the catering life; the do's and don'ts and how to create a good work life balance.
4 days over six weeks
October 18th, 24th, November 1st, 21st
9.00am - 5.00pm
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.
Blathnaid Bergin - The Restaurant Advisor
The Abbeyleix Manor Hotel, Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, Ireland
Anyone who is thinking of setting up a catering business, be that a farmers market stall, an event caterer, inhouse catering, off site catering.
Becoming a Caterer – The Key Factors
Trends in Catering
Menu Costing and Pricing
Kitchen Operations Management
Setting up a Systems based business
Being organized on the move as a caterer
Finding and dealing with food suppliers
Buying the right equipment
Getting the Coffee and Tea bits right
Simple service skills for staff
Legal responsibilities in Food Service
A plan for setting up your catering business.
All course materials and tea, coffee and biscuits provided.