Learn from Industry Experts
Our instructors have opened and operated restaurants, catering businesses and food shops in New York and around the world. Most are active consultants, meaning they have experience working with aspiring entrepreneurs, just like you. With them, you'll study how to develop profitable concepts, write a business plan and and the finer points of culinary marketing. You'll get a sense of how to troubleshoot restaurant and bar management issues concerning operations and staffing, analyze changing trends and make fiscal modifications to keep your business profitable. Through case studies, role-playing and group projects, we will train you to make smart decisions for your business. You’ll also have a chance to gain valuable professional insight through field trips and lectures with successful culinary entrepreneurs, which will help you better understand how to open a food business.