The 5-day programme is not kitchen or service specific but has a more holistic approach to the restaurant operation. This assists in breaking down barriers between head chefs and restaurant managers, helping them to see the operation as a whole, rather than two separate, independent parts.

Course Content

  • Sales and marketing for a restaurant
  • Understand a kitchen profit and loss account and how expenses can be affected
  • Plan and develop a restaurant concept
  • The menu as a business tool and a form of communication
  • Fully understand food cost and its relationship to profitability
  • Understand wastage and its impact on the bottom line
  • The principles of cost effective staff planning
  • Cost Control Methods
  • The true cost of a recipe
  • Different methods to set your selling price
  • Conduct a menu analysis study and engineer a menu

Benefits of Attending

This programme enables participants to:

  • Gain an understanding of best practice for ordering, purchasing, gross profit calculations
  • Learn how to manage cost of sales with better forecasting, correct pricing and less wastage
  • Forecast wage and salary costs
  • Gain a general understanding of what the figures mean

Course Details


31 March - 4 April 2019 (5 days)

AED 4,100 per participant (AED 3904.76 - course cost; AED 195.24 - VAT cost)
Course fee is inclusive of all instructional materials, handouts, workbook, daily lunch and coffee breaks

As per article '48(1)' of Federal Law no (8) on 2017 on Value - Added Tax, the customer is liable for all resulting VAT obligations, including to account for any VAT due, on the VAT exclusive price of items marked on this invoice as liable to VAT on the reverse charge basis. 

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PowerPoint presentation, Flipchart, Role Plays, Group discussions and Practical Exercises.

The course runs from 0900 - 1600hrs

The programme does not require any pre-requisites

The Emirates Academy Certification of Achievement will be issued upon completion

Minimum number of participants = 10



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