Brewery Start-Up 101

Siebel offers new course on brewery start-up

‘Start Your Own Brewery’ course, a new course offered by the Siebel Institute of Technology will take place April 7 – 9, 2008 in Chicago.

This course covers the brewpub & microbrewery design and startup issues needed to open a new brewery. The content covers a range of topics including basic brewery design and operation, planning for capacity, utilities & brewery waste, packaging and other brewery-related issues. Segments on planning and management such as site selection, business plan development, financial issues and distribution. For those opening a brewpub, this program will also deal with the dynamics of restaurant and pub design, front and back-end operations and effective management tools and techniques.

Each day will features a successful brewery entrepreneur who will share their story and answer questions from the class. These “Entrepreneurial Voices” will provide real-life insights into building brewing companies that work, giving students the benefit of knowledge from some of the nation’s “Captains of Craft Brewing”.

For more information go to:.siebelinstitute.com/catalogs/ For information regarding registration & hotels in the Chicago area, contact Lupe Zepeda at [email]lzepeda@siebelinstitute.com[/email].