Basics of Starting a Food Business


Whether you want to start a café, pizzeria, pub, catering company, or food shop, you will need a plan and expert advice on how to go about it. This four-Saturday certificate course will be taught by John Vyhnanek, a restaurant consultant, small business owner, culinary instructor, and chef. Food industry professionals will also join the class to share their hands-on knowledge and insights. To receive the certificate, you must attend all four sessions and prepare a business plan, to be handed in at the fourth session. (Business plans will be held in confidence.)


  • General Public: $500.00


  • 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 (4 meetings)

  • Saturday, March 24, 2012
  • Saturday, April 14, 2012
  • Saturday, April 21, 2012
  • Saturday, May 12, 2012