Celebrating over 20 years specialising in food business management training…


Make your dream come true in 2021 by joining us to discover the vital elements of hospitality and business management, so your food business won’t just survive but THRIVE!

We offer food business management training at a time convenient to you and for a very low investment through FREE webinars, online workshops and downloadable user-friendly eGuides.


Let us help you to start and grow your restaurant and cafe business.

Discover the latest food industry hospitality and business news.

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Celebrating over 20 years of hospitality management training…

Why continue to just think about starting and growing your own food business when you can learn restaurant/cafe management at a time convenient to you and without breaking the bank?

To help you to start and grow a restaurant/cafe business A La Carte Training provides hospitality and business management training through online workshops, face-to-face workshops, plus 15 eBooks. Finally, lots of FREE blog articles and a monthly 'Recipe for Success' Newsletter.

Have you always dreamed of owning your own restaurant, cafe, coffee shop or catering business? Let us help you make your dream come true!

Do you love running your own food business, but would like new ideas to immediately generate more customers, make more sales and more money?

Is your business doing well but would love some new ways on how to find a new target market?

Then look no further than A La Carte Training and let us join you on your exciting journey into starting and growing a restaurant, cafe, coffee shop, catering business in fact…any type of food business.

Discover the many ways in which money can be made in the food business.
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Why not...

Join us at one of our online or face-to-face workshops we have lots of interaction with like-minded people. You'll gain knowledge and skills from firstly, a business expert and secondly, from each other at the workshop.

Download copies of our ‘bite-sized’, user-friendly eGuides with lots of case studies, examples, and activities covering business startup, food hygiene & food safety, marketing, customer service, menu planning, staff management, finance management, food purchasing. function management, buffet management...and lots more.

Subscribe to our ‘free’ monthly ‘Recipe for Success’ newsletter. We'll keep you up-to-date with all the latest news in the food industry.

Read our BLOG articles covering business, marketing, operations and ideas.

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Main Benefits

A La Carte Training offers restaurant and cafe management workshops and eBooks –

– the content you can use in your own business within 24 hours.


One stop shop

...achieve your goals. We're devoted to helping you start or grow your restaurant/cafe business.

Save time and money

..eGuides delivered online for a very low investment.

Unlimited Content Access

...articles and bonuses emailed to you.

Meet Like minded people

...interactive workshops.

News, trends and Ideas

...'free' monthly 'Recipe for Success' newsletter.

Ongoing Support


why we’re the best choice

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1. Dedication

Our training business reputation is based upon our dedication to ensure satisfaction of new and existing owners of a restaurant, cafe, coffee shop, catering business…in fact any type of food business.

2. Experience

We have over 20 years in the food service industry and over 15 years in hospitality and business training.

3. Qualifications

A La Carte Training team has extensive business and hospitality qualifications. These include a post-graduate degree, undergraduate degrees, diplomas and Certificate IVs, together with trade qualifications.

4. Training

We continue to invest in training through membership with industry associations and attendance at Restaurant & Catering Tradeshows.  This ensures firstly, a quality product and secondly, up-to-date information on industry trends.

Recipe for success

Let us help you start and grow your restaurant and cafe business with our 4 Ingredients to success.

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1. Business Ingredient

Covers: legal aspects,
food hygiene & food safety,
business plan.

2. Marketing Ingredient

Covers: marketing plan, customer service, menu planning.

3. Operations Ingredient

Covers: staff management, food purchasing, financial controls, waitstaff training.

4. Ideas Ingredient

Covers: function management, buffet table controls, wine knowledge, wedding planning, cooking for cash ideas.

Latest from our Blog


How to Be Food Safe eGuide. Is your food safe for your customers? Learn how to comply with food hygiene standards to be food safe. Download our Guide now! Business
March 1, 2021

Staff and Workplace Health and Safety

Find out all the legislation and regulations that you have to comply with (these can vary depending on your location and industry, so be sure to check with your relevant…


Restaurant marketing plan. Discover your market with a restaurant marketing plan and stop wasting your marketing dollar. Get our marketing plan guide now! Marketing
February 18, 2021

Restaurant and Catering Market Research

Market research is one of the most useful tools that a business can use to further develop the way it understands customers and maximise the potential for profit and growth.…


Financial controls for a restaurant business. Learn how to understand financial controls for a restaurant business to make a profit.Get financial guide now! Operations
February 4, 2021

Financial Controls & Small-Scale Catering

How much to charge One of the first things that potential customers will want to know about your products or service is the price.  It is important to try and…


February 25, 2021

Making Jams and Jellies

Storing Home-Canned Jams and Jellies Question How long can I keep my homemade jams and jellies on the shelf? Answer For best quality, it is recommended that all home-canned foods…

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All the information in the two day workshop on law, management, marketing, operations... as well as new ideas were unbelievable. At least I know what is involved in handling and managing a food business. Thank you Linda for your precious help.

Gavina Deiana PecciGavina's Kitchen

Linda has a vast knowledge of restaurant and catering management. The workshop had lots of information relevant to my business. I would definitely download her user friendly eGuides in the near future.

Vanitha LangKastury's Indian Cuisine

I learnt how to start up a food business - from setting up, to costing, management and marketing. I can highly recommend A La Carte Training workshops and eGuides so you can avoid what not to do before you start your food business.

Janet WardleCatering Business

Linda has a world of knowledge and experience. Very informative workshops and easy-to-use eGuides. I have learnt so much.

Shelly MartinCakes by Shell