Starting a restaurant / cafe

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Starting a restaurant or café

If it has been a dream of yours to open your own restaurant or small cafe or own a food cart then this course is for you. Put together by the PBC with the help of experienced professionals who have been in the business for decades, come and learn how to do it and how to avoid the mistakes that could be your downfall. Save money and energy creating the right systems and hire the best staff – this course will teach you not only to open a successful operation but also how to create a brand.

Through our lectures we will enable you to create a compelling vision and help you through the operational minefield. Provide management insights and help you create your dream become a reality.

Many people dream of running their own restaurant or café and hundreds of new ventures start each year. Sadly, many fail within 12 months of opening. Reasons for failure can include inadequate market research, costing and pricing errors, and cashflow problems.  This course is designed to help budding restaurateurs or café owners plan effectively from the start. Running over four days, the course covers the essential things you need to know including:

• Market Overview and Intro

• Branding

• Marketing and Customer Research

• Building Your Business Profile

• Kitchen Management

• Purchasing, wet and dry goods

• Licensing & Food hygiene

• Routes to Market, (Pop-up, Street/Festival Food, Cafe, Restaurant)

• Customer Service

• Funding and financial controls

The next course will run on the following dates:

Thursday 28th September 10:00am - 4:00pm

Friday 29th September 10-4pm

Tuesday 3rd October 6:00pm-9:00pm

Thursday 5th October 6:00pm-9:00pm

Tuesday 10th October 6:00pm-9:00pm

Thursday 12th October 6:00pm-9:00pm

The initial cost of the course is £450 including VAT. Limited Early Bird Tickets are avaliable £360 including VAT. If you refer a friend we offer £50 cashback to you and your friend as well. For instalments option please contact us 020 7460 5050, or email us [email protected]

 You may be eligible for a 25% discount if you live in the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea (proof of address will be required).  IF YOU LIVE IN RBKC, PLEASE CONTACT JENNI BEFORE BOOKING TO RECEIVE YOUR DISCOUNT CODE.  

If you have queries please call 020 7460 5050 or email us.