I will go away with a road map, with a very strong system in place. Now I feel I have the tools to do it, I feel empowered.
The evolved attitude to work life balance was liberating.
The quality of the lecturers was second to none.'
' Anybody thinking of going into the business, its pivotal. It is a magnificent investment as you want to reduce the things that can go wrong.- Caroline Gray- Greystones, Ireland.
We had the best of the best when it came to facilitators. Don't go into business without it' - Joe O Toole, Tullow, Ireland
The most important message I will take away is that I feel confident now to open my own place. I'd say, if someone is going to open a restaurant, it covers everything. If you open a place and dont know it, it will be a disaster. ' Tommy Clancy, Co. Clare.Ireland
' Do it , Do it- You get the groundwork. You learn how to do it right, you wont make the same mistakes others do.- Craig O Shea - Durban, South Africa
'If you are going into the food business, do this course, you will learn so much' Sverre Steen - Norway
"Blathnaid Bergin has lectured our Certificate students on
“The Business of Food” for the past 14 years.
The response from our students has been universally positive.
She lectures here not because she is my sister but because I consider her to be the best."
Ballymaloe Cookery School
Clonakilty, Co. Cork
"Blathnaid’s insight, indepth knowledge and attention to detail is your secret weapon when it comes to dealing with everything from concept focus to menu design or securing finance."
Mike’s BBQ & Catering, Co. Cork
"As we didn’t have a background in this area, we found specific material e.g. menus, costings and recipes, very valuable in our preparations for opening our new business."
Stradbally Fayre, Co. Laois