Tom Bruce

Business Advisor

Butte College SBDC

About Me:

Tom Bruce is a business owner, serving the hospitality industry for over 36 years in various capacities including restaurant consultant, mentor, and food service advisor.

As an instructor for American River College, Tom taught classes such as Applied Foodservice Sanitation, Purchasing, Basic Cost Control, Advanced Cost Control, and Marketing and Legal Aspects. He is certified by the National Restaurant Association, California Restaurant Association, is a vocational instructor through UCLA, and is a qualified HACCP & ServSafe instructor.

In addition to periodic television appearances, Tom has been published in Chef Magazine, is also a regular contributor to Restaurant Start-up & Growth Magazine, and a Butte College SBDC Business Consultant and Trainer focusing on restaurant start-up, management, and growth for more than eight years.

Expertise: Food Business Managing Employees Restaurant Management Restaurant Planning