30 05/2019

Calculating and Reducing Food Costs

2019-05-30T10:34:44-07:00May 30th, 2019||0 Comments

In this class, you will learn how to: Calculate costs of a recipe Food cost inventory vs purchases Strategies to reduce food cost Theft control Controlling Labor Costs Managing Using Restaurant Systems Staffing Your Restaurant or Business Controlling Theft in Restaurants Instructor: Celeste Young Ramos Celeste Young-Ramos, PHR-Ca has always had a passion for the [...]

2 04/2019

Insider Tricks to Opening a Successful Restaurant: Part 2

2019-04-02T06:35:23-07:00April 2nd, 2019||0 Comments

Continue your journey to successfully planning for the launch of your restaurant project. We will discuss the importance of choosing the right location for your restaurant, hurdles you will have to jump through to comply with Los Angeles county and city restaurant opening requirements, how to minimize costs associated with opening, securing the best lease [...]

25 02/2019


2019-05-28T10:45:36-07:00February 25th, 2019|Success Stories|1 Comment

Teresa Montaño came to The Women’s Business Center seeking information on how to create her dream. After working in the food industry for many years—including positions at Border Grill in Santa Monica, The Tender Greens, Ciudad, Taco Truck, and Racion—she wanted a restaurant of her own. This is how Otoño, a tapas and paella restaurant, [...]