This class will provide the student with a sound approach to the business management techniques needed to become a professional chef/restaurant owner. The student will study general business techniques and learn how to complete a business plan for a prospective business.
The need for a chef to be a knowledgeable businessperson is the underlying theme of this course, which focuses on: bookkeeping, business management, key performance indicators, human resources and business model growth. The student will learn about the need for accurate records and, more importantly, how to analyze the information that records provide. Business management and business planning develop as the major subjects in the course.