Title: Training Course on Cost and Control for Food and Beverage OperationsĀ»

Training Course on Cost and Control for Food and Beverage Operations in Nairobi and Mombasa; Kenya

In this programme, participants will gain a thorough understanding of the control of gross profit and pricing methods. This will be a practical session, designed to help participants deal with the daily financial tasks they have to undertake such as ordering, purchasing, gross profit calculations, and how gross profit impacts on sales. Participants will also look briefly at wage and salary controls. 


5 Days

Target group

All personnel dealing with food and beverage services, including bar tenders, waiters and waitresses, wine and dine restaurant owners, any hotel or restaurant staff with no formal qualification of trade.

Course Objectives

·         Gain an understanding of best practice for ordering, purchasing, gross profit calculations

·         Learn how to manage cost of sales with better forecasting, correct pricing and less wastage

·         Forecast wage and salary costs

·         Gain a general understanding of what the figure means

Course content

·         Best practice in purchasing and stock control

·         Menu planning, standard costing and gross profit management

·         Impact of sales mix

·         Wage and salary scheduling and control

·         Action plans for profit improvement

·         Importance of cost control

·         Understanding purchasing procurement, purchasing cycle and purchasing specification

·         Basic steps in receiving products and beverages

·         Working out the cellar records

·         Implementing control cycle & system

·         Working with purchase order, delivery docket / sales invoice / credit note /goods refund and goods receipt

·         Implementing procedures for storing goods

·         Implementing bin cards

·         Learn basic accounting terms

·         Prepare an income statement


The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web-based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

Key Notes

i. The participant must be conversant with English.

ii. Upon completion of training the participant will be issued with an Authorized Training Certificate

iii. Course duration is flexible and the contents can be modified to fit any number of days.

iv. The course fee includes facilitation training materials, 2 coffee breaks, buffet lunch and A Certificate upon successful completion of Training.

v. One-year post-training support Consultation and Coaching provided after the course.

vi. Payment should be done at least a week before commence of the training, to DATASTAT CONSULTANCY LTD account, as indicated in the invoice so as to enable us prepare better for you.

Course Fee: Ksh 90,000, USD 1,100

Course Schedule

Start Date End Date Action
. 08/05/2023 12/05/2023 Register
. 05/06/2023 09/06/2023 Register
. 07/08/2023 11/08/2023 Register
. 03/04/2023 07/04/2023 Register
. 06/11/2023 10/11/2023 Register
. 04/12/2023 08/12/2023 Register
. 04/09/2023 08/09/2023 Register
. 17/04/2023 21/04/2023 Register
. 22/05/2023 26/05/2023 Register
. 19/06/2023 23/06/2023 Register
. 17/07/2023 21/07/2023 Register
. 21/08/2023 25/08/2023 Register
. 18/09/2023 22/09/2023 Register
. 16/10/2023 20/10/2023 Register
. 03/07/2023 07/07/2023 Register
. 02/10/2023 06/10/2023 Register
. 18/12/2023 22/12/2023 Register
. 20/11/2023 24/11/2023 Register