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Design, assess & launch!

Designed by leading entrepreneurs and academics in the field, ICC’s Culinary Entrepreneurship program (formerly Restaurant Management) takes you from concept to business plan in just weeks.

Watch the video to hear from ICC Graduate and Meatball Shop Founder Michael Chernow

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THE ICC ADVANTAGE

ICC’s Culinary Entrepreneurship program (formerly Restaurant Management) provides you with the tools, strategies and confidence needed to define, assess and launch a new business within the growing food industry.

LEARN FROM EXPERTS
Network with mentors who will be with you long after graduation

Receive expert instruction from world-class institutions such as Babson College (ranked #1 in entrepreneurship education), the prestigious Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, the innovative Meyers USA & more. Our accomplished group of instructors, mentors and alumni helps you develop your entrepreneurial acumen while building relationships you can maintain long after the program ends.

KEEP YOUR DAY JOB (FOR NOW)
Flexible Schedule With Real World & Online Units

The program is now offered in a flexible, more convenient format to fit your busy life and fuel your success, blending face-to-face instruction with personalized online sessions, which you can “attend” at midnight if it best suits your schedule!

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RESTAURANT MANAGEMENT IS JUST THE START
Learn Critical Business Skills For Any Venture
  • How to write a business plan
  • Key elements of business modeling
  • How to evaluate the competitive marketplace
  • How to assess the needs of potential customers
  • How to establish value proposition
  • Effective brand building
  • Cash flow management and resource allocation
  • Keys to building a winning team
  • How to create and deliver an effective pitch

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN IN 6 WEEKS

  • Session 1: Entrepreneurship
  • Dr. Candida Brush, Chair of Entrepreneurship Division, Babson College
  • Christian Pappanicholas, Owner, The Cannibal & Resto
  • Session 2: Concept Development
  • Dr. Stephani Robson, Professor, Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
  • Brian Bordainick, Founder & CEO, Dinner Lab Inc
  • Liz Alpern, Founder & Owner, The Gefilteria
  • Scott Carney, Master Sommelier & Dean of Wine Studies at ICC
  • Session 3: Finance
  • Larry Fish, President, Financier Patisserie & Stone Street Coffee
  • Alek Marfisi, Owner, Upwind Strategies
  • Session 4: Marketing
  • Chris Stang and Andrew Steinthal, Founders, The Infatuation
  • Irene Hamburger, VP of Marketing, Blue Hill at Stone Barns
  • Douglas Riccardi, Owner, MEMO NY
  • Session 5: Operations
  • Tracy Wilson, GM, Great Northern Food Hall & Market, Meyers USA
  • Bradford Thompson, Founder, Bellyful Consulting Inc
  • James Venia, Consultant, NYBDC
  • Session 6: Business Plan Presentations
  • Human Resources
  • Jackie McMann-Oliveri, Director of Human Resources at The Meatball Shop
  • Food Costing
  • Stephani Robson, Professor at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
  • Building a Brand
  • Douglas Riccardi, Owner of MEMO NY
  • Designing & Implementing a Beverage System
  • Scott Carney, Master Sommelier and Dean of Wine Studies at ICC
  • Social Media & Search Engine Optimization
  • Chris Stang and Andrew Steinthal, Founders of The Infatuation
  • Kitchen Design
  • Stephani Robson, Professor at Cornell University School of Hotel Administration
  • Kitchen/Back-of-House Management
  •  Bradford Thompson, Founder of Bellyful Consulting Inc
  • Employment & Labor Law
  • Real Estate
  • NYC Licensing & Permitting

HEAR FROM RECENT GRADS

ANNIE SHAMOON
Restaurant manager heading back home to Dallas to fill a void with a neighborhood café.

ERICA BARRETT
CEO at Southern Culture Artisan Foods taking her already successful business in a new direction.

NISRINE ABOUCHACRA
Career changer planning to make the world a healthier place by opening the café of her dreams.

NICK MEYER
Professional chef and ICC grad from NY planning to stay “local” with his café venture.

CLASS SCHEDULES
Classes start year round
Daytime – Sat – 6 Weeks
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Upcoming Classes:
01/21/2017

03/04/2017 – $6,950

04/22/2017

06/03/2017 – $6,950

Financial Aid & Scholarships Available To Those Who Qualify

COURSE OVERVIEWS
Classes start year-round

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Tours Available M-Th 9am to 5pm and Fri 9am to 3pm.
For Saturday Tours, Please Contact Us



UPCOMING OPEN HOUSES
NEW YORK CAMPUS
12/12/2016 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm -

Courses Covered: Culinary Entrepreneurship

01/09/2017 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm -

Courses Covered: Culinary Entrepreneurship

01/12/2017 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm -

Courses Covered: Culinary, Pastry, Italian, Cake, Bread

01/30/2017 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm -

Courses Covered: Culinary, Pastry, Italian, Cake, Bread

TUITION INCLUDES:
  • Application fee
  • 24/7 online access and support