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SECAD – Smart Menu Design

March 25, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Smart Menu Design

This interactive training course will provide participants with practical culinary skills, help them to reduce labour and food cost expenses in their kitchens and enable participants to develop interesting menus using local ingredients.

Our industry experts provide effective and professional culinary skills training that will enhance and provide participants with a greater understanding of profitability in their food offering. This course is aimed at individuals working with food and beverage in the Hospitality Industry or those interested in developing a career in this sector.

Topics Covered;
1. Food Cost Control to increase profits.
2. Menu Design, Seasonality and Balance.
3. Practical Demonstrations on the following Menu Items;

  • Soups
  • Salads and Starters.
  • One pot wonder
  • Sweet bites.

4. Learn how to maximise on the Coffee Culture
5. Learn how to save and make money.
6. Learn about new food trends.
7. Meet Local Suppliers and Network with other Food Businesses.

Start Time: 9am Finish at 4pm.
Venue: South Cork Cork Incubator Kitchens, Carrigaline

Trainer Profiles

Kevin O’Regan

Kitchen & Restaurant Consultant, Executive Chef, Nutritional Therapist 

Kevin has 20 years experience, working, running & setting up restaurants and kitchens in Ireland, London, Belgium, Australia & New Zealand. He now successful runs his own business working as a Kitchen and Restaurant consultant. In a nutshell, he helps you avoid making all the mistakes you would make saving you money, time & grey hair.

Over the past 4 years he has upskilled in the areas of teaching, leadership & motivational management and nutrition. He is very excited about delivering the Smart Menu Design workshop to help your business make more money. 


March 25, 2020
9:00 am - 4:00 pm



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