Butte College Small Business Development Center will present Menu Mastery Webinar Series for Restaurant & Food Businesses, scheduled for 9:30-11 a.m.
Butte College Small Business Development Center will present Menu Mastery Webinar Series for Restaurant & Food Businesses, scheduled for 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesdays, April 14-28.
Series 1 includes “The A-Z of Menu Mastery” on April 14. To register, visit https://casbdc.biz/MenuA-Z.
Training covers why operation is important including the three components of creating good menus, inventory, skill set, prep, make or buy analysis, production line, service staff and transaction time.
Series 2 will cover “Ultimate Cash Flow Pricing Formula” on April 21. To register, visit https://casbdc.biz/MenuProfit.
Training covers why menus costing is important, formal versus informal costing, manual costing and using a program, components, yield testing, prep recipes, menu item costing, Food Cost Formula and examples of calculations.
Series 3 will be “Menu Marketing Made Easy” on April 28. To register, visit https://casbdc.biz/MenuMarketing.
Training covers why menu marketing is important, choosing a format, plate presentations and scripting, eye travel and product placement, what should (and shouldn’t) be in the menu, building the check using daily strategies and motivation tactics.
Trainer Tom Bruce, owner of Central Coast Food and Beverage, has been serving the hospitality industry for more than 35 years in various capacities including restaurant consultant, mentor and food service advisor. He has taught classes such as Applied Food Service Sanitation, Purchasing, Basic Cost Control, Advanced Cost Control, and Marketing and Legal Aspects. He is certified by the National Restaurant Association, California Restaurant Association, is a vocational instructor through UCLA, and is a qualified HACCP & ServSafe instructor.
In addition to periodic television appearances, Bruce has been published in Chef Magazine, is a regular contributor to Restaurant Start-up & Growth Magazine and a Butte College SBDC Business Consultant and Trainer focusing on restaurant start-up, management and growth for more than 10 years.