A "one on one" day to set you on the way to opening a great café and a successful business. You can choose an available day suitable to you (and perhaps even combine it with one of our barista courses on the day before or after).
This way we can go into detail on your personal plans for your café and apply the knowledge to your specific requirements as we go through.
The course can be tailored to your requirements but normally will go over the vital business information required, from developing your café concept right through to opening the doors and planning your second!
The price is £495.00 (inc vat) for the day. We are happy for a couple of people to attend, as long as they are from the same cafe project.
The course is run by Paul Meikle-Janney, with over 20 years experience directly in coffee and cafes, and over 30 award winning years experience in catering.
Paul has been a top level consultant to many high street brands as well as writing the barista qualifications for both City & Guilds, and the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA). He has been a head judge for several of the world coffee championships and currently sits on the Education Committee of the SCA.
Please contact us for details and dates
The course usually covers:
Start with some statistics on the cafe market and future trends to confirm if your plans are a good idea!
Learn how to develop a cafe brand:
Know what to expect financially:
Learn how to develop an effective business plan.
Learn how to choose a location:
What should you consider about your layout and design:
What considerations should you have when designing your menu:
What legal considerations should I consider?
How do I get people in my store buying?
Get advise on planning the opening:
Learn how to monitor and control your costs once your open
Planning your next steps
“We found the hours spent incredibly useful and interesting – found you to be a very effective and enjoyable ‘teacher’ and have no doubt that the investment will perhaps be the most rewarding of our entire ‘cafe opening’ journey”
Nichola & Phil, Cycle cafe
Cancellations must be made with a minimum of 48 hours’ notice – unfortunately refunds cannot be processed for late cancellations.