young restaurateurs: fall 2017 session overview


WHEN & WHERE TO MEET

  • PCY: Mondays, 3pm- 4:30 pm at Library (Class starts on 9/11 - Registration closed)
  • PCR: Thursdays, 3pm- 4:30 pm at MPR (Class starts on 9/14 - LCE students welcome!)

If you wish to register and pay for the class online, please visit the online registration form

In order to create accurate class rosters, you MUST register online regardless of payment method. If you wish to pay by check or use a voucher from La Canada Flintridge Education Foundation, please check the appropriate boxes during the checkout process to by-pass online payment.

If class of your choice is closed, please submit your child’s / children’s information to be place on a waiting list. Thank you.


WHAT TO EXPECT

Have you ever wondered if you would be good at running your own food or beverage business? Well here is your chance! Whether you have the best Argentinian empanadas or want to sell a line of gluten-free cookies, this workshop helps you learn what you need to do – from concept, to test market, to sales. And you get to learn cooking skills, too!

Kids learn how to take favorite recipes or food ideas to market and learns, in a hands-on fashion what’s involved to successfully develop, brand, test and launch foods friends and family will love. “How to” topics include: mission, brand, recipe testing, product positioning, selling and more!


CLASS FORMAT

  • Once a week, 1.5-hour meeting for 12 weeks
  • 20 students per class, 2 instructors and 4 mentors (Minimum of 12 students to start a class)
  • Students in teams of 4, with oldest as team leader

WHAT TO BRING

  • A light snack (A bag of munchies & water)
  • A positive attitude and an inquisitive mind!

PROGRAM WEEKLY SCHEDULE

  • Week 1 : Orientation
  • Week 2 : Concept, Idea & Story Telling
  • Week 3 : Branding, Positioning & Pitch Your Ideas
  • Week 4 : Design Your Menu
  • Week 5 : Presentation, Packaging and Food Photography
  • Week 6 : Cost, Revenue & Profit
  • Week 7 : Internal Pitch Competition
  • Week 8 : Food Preparation Safety & Techniques
  • Week 9 : Create Your Dishes
  • Week 10 : Food Festival Preparation: Tasting Session
  • Week 11 : Food Festival Preparation: Internal Presentation
  • Week 12 : Recognition & Celebration

VOLUNTEER NEEDED

We encourage the participation of parents as mentors of our young entrepreneurs. Please contact Eric or Zach to let us know if and how you can participate


INVESTMENT

  • General registration: $365 per 12-week session.
  • Best Friend Bonus: If you signup with a friend, we will refund $50 at end of registration period as a Best Friend Bonus. Be sure to provide Best Friend Bonus information when making payment online or write us a note when drop-off a check*.
  • Please drop-off checks at school offices (PCY, LCE or PCR). Make checks payable to “School-X” and place student name(s) on the checks*.

*You MUST register online regardless of payment method. If you wish to pay by check or use a voucher from La Canada Education Foundation, please check the appropriate boxes during the checkout process to by-pass online payment.


REFUND POLICY

  • Full refund for students withdraw prior class starts
  • 50% refund for students withdraw after class started
  • No refund for students withdraw 3 weeks after class started

If you wish to register and pay for the class online, please visit the online registration form

If class of your choice is closed, please submit your child’s / children’s information to be place on a waiting list. Thank you.


The best way to predict the future is to create it.
— Peter Drucker