The Basics of Starting Your Own Food Business with John Vyhnanek


Whether you want to start a cafe, pizza shop, restaurant, pub, catering company or food shop, you will need a plan and expert advice on how to go about it. (*Personal Chef certificate program is available, see below)


This 6 Saturday certificate course at Boston University's Metropolitan College will be held from 9 AM to 1:30 PM on October 20, 27, November 3, 8, 15 and 22, 2007, and will be taught by John Vyhnanek, a restaurant consultant, small business owner, culinary instructor and chef. You will also have access to other foodservice and business professionals who will share their insights into the process during a panel forum. *Personal Chef program will be held on October 20 and 27 from 9 AM to 5 PM. The afternoon session of each class will cover Personal Chef specific information.


Certificate requirements---Attend all 4 sessions and prepare a business plan to be handed in at the 4th session. (Business plan to be held in confidence)


  • General Public: $600.00


  • John Vyhnanek (Presenter)
    John Vyhnanek is a restaurant consultant, former Chef/Owner of an award-winning restaurant and former Executive Chef of the Ritz-Carlton, Boston.
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Meets at Boston University: 808 Commonwealth Ave., Demonstration Room, Room 117 at 9:00 am (6 meetings)

  • Saturday, October 20, 2007
  • Saturday, October 27, 2007
  • Saturday, November 03, 2007
  • Saturday, November 10, 2007
  • Saturday, November 17, 2007
  • Saturday, December 01, 2007