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Our industry is going through a period of recovery and this is something we want to support with this course. For this reason our regular price of $450 is reduced to $200 until the end of 2021.



From our experience, Chefs completing this course can expect to see a 1-3% improvement in their overall profit margin.

We are pleased to now offer a Scholarship Program for those who wish to take the course, but are struggling with the cost.  

This is open to anyone from a developing nation, those struggling financially and anyone else who feels this is applicable to them. We will individually consider all scholarship applications. 

Scholarship Application

This online course brings together our collective knowledge of the industry, as well as our knowledge of how to deliver world class learning experiences. This program will enable chefs to further develop their skills and drive forward their professional development. Financial acumen is an essential skill for all chefs and this course will upskill all who participate. The course has been built to deliver more confidence to chefs and enable them to make enhanced financial and managerial decisions. The program will also ensure chefs have a more rounded skill base and give them opportunities for any further promotion.

Financial acumen is an essential skill which all chefs should possess. We have produced this course to drive forward understanding and assist all chefs with managing profit margins and controlling costs.

John Wood


Benefits of the Course

The course consists of 7 modules. Each module includes step by step guides and training with videos, whilst performing various interactive exercises in Kitchen CUT to ensure the chef fully understands every aspect of the subject matter.

Will strengthen your financial acumen and accounting skills.

Drive forward you understanding of how to control profit margins

Clear and actionable resources to drive forward your skills.

Once you purchase the course, you will be given access to all materials.
This includes access to the learning materials and to the Kitchen CUT platform.


Kitchen CUT

Kitchen CUT is the leading-edge provider of back of house software solutions across the hospitality industry. F+B Engine is the very latest innovation to be released from Kitchen CUT and is operational in over 60 countries worldwide.Our solutions manage business critical processes, track and trace operational events and interpret company-wide transactions giving you unrivalled analytics for ultimate control in your business.F+B Engine’s Gateway provides a seamless connection between vendor and operator, enabling frictionless trading, promoting the very essence of Nextgen trading.

Russell Partnership Technology

For 30 years, Russell Partnership Collection has been an industry leading Hospitality and. Technology innovator, delivering commercially viable results to over 600 clients across 30 countries. We have worked for many years supporting our clients build forecast scenarios, we are now making these tools available for you to utilize.

Creative Team

Financial Managment for Professional Chefs, the online course has been produced in partnership between Kitchen CUT and  Russell Partnership Technology.

John Wood

Director & Founder
Kitchen CUT

John Wood is one of the founding members of Kitchen CUT. He draws on his 35 years’ Food & Beverage experience across job functions including Executive Chef, F&B Director, Restaurateur, Multi Outlet Operations Director and F&B consultant to help give Kitchen CUT its unique edge.

During his career he’s achieved a Michelin Star, 4 AA Rosettes and 8 out of 10 in the Good Food Guide. His International experience has amassed at some of the best known establishments in the world, including The Savoy, The Dorchester and Cliveden in the UK; the Vier Jahreszeiten in Hamburg; the Mount Nelson in Cape Town; the Island Shangri-la in Hong Kong and the World-famous Burj-al-Arab in Dubai to name a few.

Peter Russell

Russell Partnership Technology

Peter leads all operations and initiatives for Russell Partnership Technology, which includes company strategy, finance, sales, marketing, HR, partnerships and being the public face of the company.

He leads the training team for RPT's collection of industry-leading training, learning and development programs. These includes business simulations, online courses, certifications and bespoke learning environments. All of this is focussed on the hospitality, travel, tourism and events sectors.

He regularly speaks at industry and education conferences worldwide on various topics, including hospitality management, technology and networking. 


We are pleased to also offer coaching to anyone who feels they require 1-1 support.
This support is available in addition to the networking course and can also be delivered as a standalone service.
These 1-1 coaching sessions are for individuals looking for employment opportunities, those seeking career progression, when considering a career change and people wishing to elevate the way connect with clients.

This package includes,
- Pre-coaching needs assessment
- 45-minute Zoom session
- Recording of your Zoom session
- Personalised plan from your coach 

This package can be purchased at any time - when purchasing the course, during the course or after completion,