Are you an aspiring Food & Beverage (F&B) entrepreneur who is passionate about running your own café? Or do you have a fresh and interesting dining concept that you would like to bring to the local F&B scene?
Before you start your business, know the challenges of the F&B business environment and the basics on operational matters. This helps you start on the right footing, sustain your business, and turn your passion into profits in the long run.
Get useful tips and checklists, and ideas to shape your business, in this handy guidebook. Highlights include detailed industry information, case studies of successful businesses as well as financial indicators and industry benchmarks to assess your competitiveness.
Learn how focusing on core business operations such as Workflow Processes, Menu Engineering and Financial Management can bring greater success to your F&B company. Get detailed explanation of these concepts and specific case studies, in this starter kit, to take your business to the next level.
Catch a glimpse of what to expect as an F&B boss!
Hear founders from The Soup Spoon, Kith Cafe and Jew Kit share their experiences on turning their passion into profits in the F&B industry
Take a look at what’s going on in the F&B industry, access general business guides and utilise various self-help tools in the areas of customer service, human resource capability, and marketing to empower your business.
Refer to a step-by-step F&B startup financial toolkit to guide you through revenue and cost assumptions, estimated startup capital required and breakeven projections when you want to set up your own business.
The online Chefmanship Academy comprises 12 modules to equip food operators with professional knowledge of the industry. Modules include “Maximising Efficiency and Profits” and “The Importance of Menu Planning”.
Participate in regular training workshops and seminars to learn new skills and gain knowledge on topics such as revenue management and improving service quality.
The RAS Mentorship Forum is an accessible platform to encourage knowledge sharing and community support to all players in the F&B industry. Discover useful articles like “Milestones to Kick Off Your F&B Adventure” and get a free copy of the F&B Startup Kit.
Apply to the Restaurant Association of Singapore’s Mentorship Programme for an opportunity to be mentored by respected F&B business owners. The programme matches you with mentors who are keen to share insights and advice to help you find your footing in the industry.
Take up the SGPC package consultancy solutions to craft better menus, design workflows, and manage your finances. Learn how to strengthen these key operational areas to increase your productivity and profits.
Stay updated on the latest case studies and publications for the Food Services sector. Compare your business performance against peers within the sector and receive a preliminary analysis report that recommends suitable productivity initiatives through SGPC's online benchmarking portal.
Sign up for SGPC's workshops and events to learn about innovation and best practices in the food service industry.
Interested? Get in touch with productivity consultants from SGPC.
You can connect with business advisors from one of the 11 SME Centres and receive free one-to-one consultation sessions to help diagnose business needs, facilitate business matching, and networking.
Find your nearest SME Centre to book an appointment.