We have the tools to help you and your students excel


Our nationwide high school program

ProStart is a two-year career and technical education program that focuses on teaching culinary arts and restaurant management skills. 

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Materials for your curriculum

ProStart educators have access to textbooks and curriculum supplements that help connect industry to the classroom.



Be the best you can be

The knowledge you share with your students can inspire the rest of their lives, so getting you excited about what the restaurant industry has to offer is important to us. 

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Options for financial aid

Attending the NRAEF's Summer Institutes can help educators learn new skills to take back to the classroom, and scholarships for this program are available.

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The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) has begun accepting nominations for its coveted 2017 national recognition awards: Restaurant Neighbor Award, Faces of Diversity Award, and Ambassador of Hospitality Award. Applications and nomination forms are available online at until October 15, 2016.    

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