Upcoming Seminars
The following is a list of the seminars being offered. Registration for each seminar is limited so be sure to register early to reserve your space. Be sure to include the seminar code on your registration form.

Seminar Topics
Dates and Locations

Controlling Food Cost Updated Content

Effective managers maintain their food costs at minimum practical levels.  Learn to identify and correct problems quickly while taking proactive steps to consistently control food costs over time.

After successful completion of this seminar, you will:

  • Understand the underlying factors affecting food cost
  • Be able to accurately determine your true food cost
  • Identify strategies to reduce food cost
  • Balance the cost, quality and price pressures
  • Learn why higher food cost is not always bad
  • Develop programs to establish and maintain minimum effective food cost
  • Build teams to support your cost control efforts


April 26 – Richmond, BC Seminar Code OFC1001

May 3 – Edmonton, AB
Seminar Code OFC1002

Creating Successful Promotions Updated Content

Creative promotions will effectively build sales, increase loyalty and differentiate your operation.  Successful promotions don’t need to be costly or time-consuming.  You’ll be shown simple strategies to create a variety of promotional activities tailored to your operational needs.

After successful completion of this seminar, you will:

  • Build business and increase loyalty
  • Be able to create dynamic promotions with little or no budget
  • Understand how to develop a planning format/template for your business
  • Get the important buy-in of your team
  • Know how to avoid promotional pitfalls that lead to failure
  • Understand how to think strategically when implementing programs
  • Apply proven marketing concepts to sell your business


April 27 – Richmond, BC
Seminar Code MPM1001

May 4 – Edmonton, AB
Seminar Code MPM1002

Employee Performance Management New Seminar!

Managers must complete tasks and achieve the objectives of the organization by coordinating the efforts of their employees, and so the operation’s performance is closely linked to the performance of their staff. Managers can develop strong employees that perform at a high level by using effective feedback and performance improvement methods.

After successful completion of this seminar, you will:

  • Understand how to identify and overcome common performance challenges
  • Develop appropriate tools to measure employee performance
  • Learn effective methods to provide proper feedback
  • Use goal setting as a tool to enhance motivation
  • Effectively address performance improvement and disciplinary situations
  • Improve your team’s overall performance level
  • Enhance your personal communication skills

April 28 – Richmond, BC
Seminar Code HPM1001

May 5 – Edmonton, AB
Seminar Code HPM1002

Controlling Beverage Cost

Losses can grow quickly if beverage costs are not managed. Small inefficiencies can lead to significant cost overruns. Develop effective controls for all beverages to maintain margins and reduce the potential for liability.

After successful completion of this seminar, you will:

  • Understand the legislation affecting alcohol control
  • Be able to accurately determine your true beverage cost
  • Learn to track and control product
  • Determine appropriate pricing strategies for your operation
  • Assess and target cost variances
  • Identify strategies to reduce “bar scams.”
  • Develop programs to establish and maintain minimum effective beverage cost
  • Build teams to support your cost control effort

May 11 – Burlington ON
Seminar Code OBC1001

May 17 – Halifax NS
Seminar Code OBC1002

Labour Cost Management And Planning

Employees are the key resource for organizations seeking a competitive advantage. Achieve financial success by developing skills to minimize labour costs while enhancing team performance.

After successful completion of this seminar, you will:

  • Understand the various issues affecting labour cost
  • Identify and calculate the components included in establishing the true cost of labour
  • Develop labour plans and budgets that minimize waste
  • Create efficient schedules that provide greater management control
  • Improve operational flexibility and responsiveness
  • Make better use of your labour hours
  • Build employee morale and performance

May 12 – Burlington ON
Seminar Code OLC1001

May 18 – Halifax NS
Seminar Code OLC1002

Training Programs That Work

Competent and professional staff are essential to building your business. With proper training they can be your greatest asset. Learn effective and motivational training methods that will deliver outstanding service and directly affect your bottom line.

After successful completion of this seminar, you will:

  • Understand how to evaluate your training needs
  • Recognize wasted training costs in your operation
  • Understand the benefits of training as an ongoing process
  • Design training programs that get results
  • Have the tools to make training fun and memorable
  • Know how to avoid training pitfalls that can lead to failure
  • Improve your existing training or create new programs

May 19 – Halifax NS
Seminar Code HTR1001

May 27 – Burlington ON
Seminar Code HTR1002

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Seminars By Location

Burlington, ON.
May 11 – Controlling Beverage Cost – Seminar Code OBC1001
May 12 – Labour Cost Management And Planning – Seminar Code OLC1001
May 27 – Training Programs That Work – Seminar Code HTR1002

Edmonton, AB.
May 3 – Controlling Food Cost – Seminar Code OFC1002
May 4 – Creating Successful Promotions – Seminar Code MPM1002
May 5 – Employee Performance Management – Seminar Code HPM1002

Halifax, NS.
May 17 – Controlling Beverage Cost – Seminar Code OBC1002
May 18 – Labour Cost Management And Planning – Seminar Code OLC1002
May 19 – Training Programs That Work – Seminar Code HTR1001

Richmond, B.C.
April 26 – Controlling Food Cost – Seminar Code OFC1001
April 27 – Creating Successful Promotions – Seminar Code MPM1001
April 28 – Employee Performance Management – Seminar Code HPM1001

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