Setting up a Food Business in Ireland

Course Aim: Give participants an overview of the steps required to set up a food business and to create an awareness of essential knowledge and skills necessary. The participants will have a clear understanding of the facts, costs and protocols in setting up a production or food service business.


Course Content

  • Types of Food Business
  • Sourcing premises or space to trades
  • Sourcing equipment
  • Menu planning or product development
  • Financials
  • Food Safety
  • Human Resource Management


Course Outcomes

  • Know the difference in types of food service and high and low risk Food production
  • Requirements to be aware of when sourcing a trading space or renting a premises
  • Knowing target market and planning food offerings and pricing accordingly
  • Participant will be made aware of basic food safety and financial requirements


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