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Sep 22, 2014, 11:39 ET
Restaurants Boost Career Opportunities by Teaching Students Valuable Workplace Skills That Last a Lifetime (PRNewsFoto/National Restaurant Association)

Restaurants Boost Career Opportunities by Teaching Students Valuable Workplace Skills That Last a Lifetime

 Ninety-two percent of restaurant employees under 18 say their first paid job was in the industry, and 89 percent of restaurant employees under...

Sep 15, 2014, 10:29 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces Call For Nominations For Prestigious Awards

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today it has begun accepting nominations for its 2015 Restaurant...

Sep 10, 2014, 09:17 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces Expansion Of ProStart® To Kentucky

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today that Kentucky joins its ProStart Program as the 49th state...

Aug 28, 2014, 10:00 ET
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National Study Shows Majority Of Restaurant Workforce Sees Industry As One Of Long-Term Career Potential And Upward Mobility

 Nine out of 10 restaurant employees say they are proud to work in the restaurant industry, while three-quarters believe the industry offers...

Aug 13, 2014, 10:05 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation's Summer Institutes Give ProStart Educators Cutting-Edge Culinary Techniques to Take Back to the Classroom

 While school was out this summer, ProStart educators honed their culinary skills at the National Restaurant Association Educational...

Aug 07, 2014, 14:38 ET
Lorna Donatone, (R) chief operating officer for Sodexo North America, president for Sodexo Education and treasurer for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, presents a $10,000 check to Sade Donald (L) of Simeon Career Academy (Chicago) to further her postsecondary studies in the restaurant and hospitality industry. (PRNewsFoto/The National Restaurant...)

Inaugural Stephen P. Donatone Endowed Scholarship Presented To Chicago-Area High School Graduate

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today that Sade Donald, a Chicago-area high school student, has...

Jun 16, 2014, 07:00 ET

Announcing the Winners of the Excellence in Action Award for Outstanding Career Technical Education

 Today, six programs were recognized as "Excellence in Action" award winners, representing the best Career Technical Education (CTE) has to...

Jun 05, 2014, 10:36 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Partners With Cambro Manufacturing Company To Provide Equipment To In-Need Culinary Programs

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today it has partnered with Cambro Manufacturing Company to provide...

May 20, 2014, 11:42 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Offers To Partner With Community Colleges Under TAACCCT Program

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today it is available to establish collaborative partnerships with...

May 20, 2014, 09:23 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces 11th Annual James H. Maynard Award Winners

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) and Golden Corral recently presented the James H. Maynard Excellence in...

May 16, 2014, 10:47 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces David R. Parsley Endowed Scholarship Fund For Supply Chain Management

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today the David R. Parsley Endowed Scholarship Fund for Supply Chain...

May 08, 2014, 09:22 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Spotlights Career Opportunities In Restaurant Franchises In New "Project Taste Test" Video

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) today released its second Project Taste Test – Servin' Up Successful...

May 06, 2014, 11:26 ET
2014 National ProStart Invitational Winner - First place, Culinary: Simon Sanchez High School in Yigo, Guam. (PRNewsFoto/National Restaurant Association )

High School Students Take Home Top Culinary And Restaurant Management Honors At National ProStart Invitational In Minneapolis

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today the winners of its 13th annual National ProStart...

Apr 30, 2014, 16:10 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Recognizes Extraordinary Achievement and Leadership in the Restaurant Industry

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) honored its 2014 Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity American...

Apr 23, 2014, 12:12 ET
ProStart Students at the 2013 National ProStart Invitational (PRNewsFoto/NRAEF)

High School Students From 46 States, Territories And Department Of Defense Bases Compete For $3.75 Million In Scholarships At The National ProStart Invitational

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) is preparing to host the 13th annual National ProStart Invitational at the Hyatt...

Apr 16, 2014, 10:29 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Invests In The Restaurant Industry's Future Workforce With Support From The Coca-Cola Company

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today it received a $420,000 donation from The Coca-Cola Company to...

Apr 07, 2014, 09:00 ET

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Honors Winners of The Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity Awards

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today its 2014 Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity American...

Mar 04, 2014, 10:32 ET
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Thousands Of Elite High School Students Vying For Nearly $1 Million In Coveted Culinary And Restaurant Management Scholarships

 Thousands of ProStart students from Alaska to Florida to Maine are sharpening their knives, presentation skills and business plans at state...

Feb 21, 2014, 15:01 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Joins Business, Industry Groups To Advance Efforts To Close The "Skills Gap"

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) joined 20 other business organizations yesterday to share plans to ensure...

Feb 20, 2014, 15:05 ET
NEA's Cat-a-Van Reading Tour Hits the Road to Get Kids Reading, Brushing.  (PRNewsFoto/National Education Association)

Cat-a-Van Reading Tour Hits the Road to Get Kids Reading, Brushing

The Cat in the Hat is back, and he's revving up his engines to get kids excited about reading—and brushing their teeth! This year's...