Foodication and Kerrie Dorman of the Restaurant Mentors launch two new courses to help entrepreneurs run successful restaurant businesses

Restaurant consultancy Foodication has just launched two new courses in partnership with Kerrie Dorman, designed to help entrepreneurs with the skills needed to run a successful restaurant or coffee shop. The first course on how to start and run a business will take place on 12th June, the second course in front of house skills will run on 15th and 16th June.

The How to Start and Run a Successful Restaurant or Coffee Bar

12th June, 9:30am – 5:00pm

This course will give entrepreneurs the essential knowledge needed to set up their own food business; from the idea all the way through to implementation. There are a lot of implications of setting up in this industry, so the course aims to cover these as well as all the important numbers that should be taken into consideration when starting up.  It also encompasses customer service, stock/suppliers and property.

The cost of this one-day course is £79 (if booked before 31st May, £99 thereafter). Tickets can be booked here. or visit:

Front of House Skills for Restaurant People

15th and 16th June, 9:30am – 5:00pm

Aimed at anyone who wants to work in the hospitality industry, this course will teach valuable front of house skills that focus on customer service and the practical elements of working in a bar or restaurant.

The cost of this two-day course is £95 (if booked before 31st May, £195 thereafter). Tickets can be booked here. or visit:

Both courses will be run by Kerrie Dorman – an entrepreneur who ran a small chain of wine bars, and regularly gives talks on her experiences to other business people around London – and Vasken Jermakian – Director of Foodication and an expert in the operational management of new restaurants and cafes, having worked with the likes of PizzaExpress and Starbucks.

Dorman and Jermakian have a wealth of restaurant experience between them and will be sharing that knowledge with attendees across the two courses. This is a fantastic chance for entrepreneurs, graduates and those wishing to work in hospitality to prepare themselves for a successful career in this industry.

Both courses will take place at Hospitality House, 11-59 High Road, London, N2 8AB.

Press contact

For further information, quotes or images please contact Vasken Jermakian on or telephone 020 3713 3236.

Notes to editors

Foodication Restaurants is a London-based consultancy run by Vasken Jermakian, offering business solutions to existing establishments, as well as supporting entrepreneurs thinking of starting a new food-related business. You can find out more about the brand at

Kerrie Dorman is an entrepreneur who has started businesses within a number of industries including recruitment, training, beauty, high street retail and e-commerce gifts. In the hospitality sector, she has founded and run the Restaurant Mentors. She has been a business mentor since 2007 and regularly consults at the British Library IP Centre. You can find out more about her work at