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Introduction to Restaurant Startup is a contemporary and up-to-the-minute course, which aims to give participants an overview of essential information they require to create a successful start up business in the culinary industry.

Delivered over 25 hours, this streamlined course introduces chefs, aspiring managers or potential entrepreneurs to the fundamental skills and knowledge required to lead and manage a successful kitchen or culinary business.

Participants gain valuable insights into a range of elements that impact the success of a business including, but not limited to, the elements vital to a successful business plan such as: location; kitchen planning and layout considerations, menu design and engineering; marketing, finance and staffing.

To achieve the best outcomes for participants, this short course combines lectures delivered by industry practitioners and opportunities for participants to engage in discussions around a range of matters to clarify their needs.

By the end of this course, participants will have:

  1. Explored the fundamental requirements involved in setting up a successful start up culinary business in Thailand.
  2. Discerned how to make informed decisions in relation to their start-up business, including selection of location/site for the business, evaluation of the business needs and an understanding of the minimum compliance requirements to be met.
  3. Realised necessary elements involved in planning and designing a menu, the relationship between a menu and kitchen environment and as a sales and marketing tool
  4. Investigated elements of creating an effective business plan, such as: identifying target market; effective marketing strategies, financial considerations and creating a work culture that facilitates effective customer service.

Useful Note

Total Hours: 25 hours
Duration: 4 days
Date: Monday 25th - Thursday 28th March 2024
Time: 09.00 - 12.00 hrs, 13.00 - 16.00 hrs (Lunch break: 12.00 - 13.00 hrs)
Daily Tuition Hours:
6 hrs.
Language Conducted: Thai
No. of Participants: 24
Course Fee: THB 26,900

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I really liked the environment in the class. I enjoyed when the students shared their opinions and had a discussion together about various case studies raised by the instructors. Learning from them made me discover different new ideas and perspectives which are a benefit to my business.

-  Vijjuda Sumpantaworaboot (Namchuem) -
Owner of Rawmat Delivery and Chef's Table by Rawmat
Le Cordon Bleu Dusit - Diplôme de Cuisine Alumni
Attending the short course at Le Cordon Bleu Dusit really opened my eyes to see to the culinary world. The 4-day course was taught by Thailand's top chefs and experts in their specific fields and provided me with so much insight into a restaurant startup that I can't get anywhere else. The course and experience was so inspiring and informative that I signed up for the next course right away. I'm confident I'll learn all the skills I need to be successful here.
- Shaun Son Pham
Introduction to Restaurant Start Up and Basic Cuisine Student

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