ProStart Program

ProStart reaches nearly 140,000 students in the United States, Guam and Department of Defense Education Activity schools in Europe and Asia.

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Hands-on and group instruction gives students a unique classroom experience.

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Students can compete for scholarships and recognition by showcasing their culinary techniques and managment skills during ProStart Invitationals.

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Find your state's ProStart coordinator to learn more about the program.

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The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) and Oracle Hospitality present “A Look Inside the National ProStart Invitational,” a report that showcases restaurant and culinary concepts developed by high school students who are enrolled in ProStart®, a two-year career and technical education program in secondary schools nationwide that teaches culinary arts and restaurant management skills and fundamentals.

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