Combine your passion for culinary arts with a business background to become a food entrepreneur.
Learn Restaurant + Food Business Management in One of NYC’s Top Neighborhoods
The International Culinary Center (ICC) is a global leader in culinary and restaurant education located in Soho, within the heart of the food capital of New York City.
ICC students enrolled in the Culinary Entrepreneurship program learn the basics of what it takes to open and run a successful food business directly from industry experts spanning a range of topics, including: developing a business concept, real estate, economics, kitchen design and equipment, marketing, staff, restaurant manager training and leadership training.
Culinary Entrepreneurship at the International Culinary Center
Culinary Entrepreneurship (formerly called Restaurant Management) at ICC is designed for those searching to expand their abilities and realize their ambitions as food entrepreneurs. Classes are held on weeknights and weekends in order to make it possible for students to keep their “day jobs” while planning their entrepreneurial enterprise.
Our training program focuses on delivering our students real-world knowledge to help them achieve their goals. This 90-hour course is led by culinary entrepreneurs and hospitality leaders who teach by sharing their expertise and industry insights, giving our students the tools they need to be successful.
Whether students choose to open their business in New York City or elsewhere, their education from ICC prepares them to anticipate and conquer restaurant and retail challenges. Instructors focus on real-life case studies, so graduates of the program are confident in their developed business concept through opening day and beyond.
What You’ll Learn in ICC’s Culinary Entrepreneurship Program
- How to focus your business concept
- How to handle legal issues
- Choosing a location for your business
- Key design factors
- Facility maintenance
- Restaurant economics
- Menu creation
- Kitchen equipment and design
- Marketing your restaurant
- Leadership skills for training your staff
Launch Your Management Career
Prepare for an exciting career as a food entrepreneur by enrolling in the Culinary Entrepreneurship program at ICC. Let us prepare you with the practical skills you need to succeed.
Complete the form on this page to request more information on ICC’s Culinary Entrepreneurship course.