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Food Service Consulting, Education and Training

Improve for the future!

Now is the time to improve your business! 


Don't Wait Until It's Too Late: Contact Good Cooking Today!

  • Competitive Rates

  • Honest Advice

  • Experienced and Trustworthy

Good cooking supplies a vast variety of food related services to individuals and the food industry. Internet awareness and computer training, Internet site construction and going live. Marketing, promotion and consumer awareness. Restaurant start-up and implementation of systems, the basics of how to start a restaurant.

  • Food Service Consulting

  • Cost Controls

  • Culinary Education and Food Service Training

  • Menu & Wine List Development

  • Website/ Internet Presence

  • Food Safety Awareness

  • Brainstorming

  • Marketing

  • Hands-on Instruction

  • Operational Review

Your future is now!

Don't Wait Until It's Too Late: Contact Good Cooking Today!

Areas of expertise:

  • Business plans; cash flow analysis, budgeting, startup planning and bank financing. 
  • Restaurant and kitchen design; proper layout and equipment selection. Maintenance schedules; protect your investment-take care of your equipment. 
  • Efficiency expert; all phases of not wasting time and money. 
  • Wine List and Menu Specialists; selection, design, proper pricing and implementation. 
  • Menu implementation: Standardize recipes, training of dining room and kitchen staff. 
  • Systems layout and training; every aspect from cleaning to guest services. 
  • Vendor selection; finding the products you need at prices that make sense. 
  • Receiving and inventory implementation; how to accept products and account for them. 
  • Marketing/Sales/Advertising; The how and why of successful promotion, press and beyond. 
  • Customer awareness; instill pride of customer service in all staff. Community Acceptance; help you work to achieve harmony with the community. 
  • Sanitation; clean facilities and safe food preparation and service. 
  • Computer systems and software planning; determining your business needs and conducting training. 
  • Cost Controls; know how to control your costs through purchasing, pricing and waste prevention. 
  • World Wide Web/Internet development; Layout and design of your web site and e-mail. 
  • Planning for the future, expansion, moving, exit strategies, selling your assets.  
  • Job descriptions, employee manuals and operation procedures; help you write them. 
  • Loss and fire prevention, safety procedures and emergency planning. 
  • Quality assurance; only the best service and employee cooperation will do. 
  • Staff training, front and back of house; training your staff to be efficient and professional. 
  • Inventory utilization; get the most out of your stock.

E-MAIL for Consulting Chef Services--- Chef John J. Vyhnanek

Rates for 2018--$100 per hour or $525 per 6 hour day...other rates for contractual jobs.

About Chef John Vyhnanek C.F.B.E. Certified Food and Beverage Executive

John was the recipient of The Ivy Award for Restaurant Management Excellence (The Oscar of the Food Service Industry) in 1993. Additional awards include the Escoffier Society Medal of Honor, 1994 and 2001; Wine Spectators Award of Excellence at The Harvard Street Grill 1990 through 1994.  Johnson and Wales Distinguished Visiting Chef, 1995.

He has certificates of training in a wide variety of computer software programs such as PageMaker, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Microsoft Access, Excel, Power Point, HTML Coding, Networking, Advanced Internet Business, Computer Systems Management. and Certified Web Master.

Good Cooking also has information on the Internet at  An educational food and wine website! You will find cooking information and suggestions. There are many recipes, cookbook reviews, wine information and professional directories with website links for everyone. There is no charge, it's free to access, download information from and get ideas. --- "A Mouthwatering site on the Internet!"

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