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Feb 23, 2015, 11:52 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Names 2015 Restaurant Neighbor, Faces of Diversity Award Winners

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today its 2015 Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity...

Feb 09, 2015, 09:17 ET
$709 Billion Restaurant Industry Offers Job Flexibility, Career Advancement and Opportunities for All Ages - from Millennials to Seniors

$709 Billion Restaurant Industry Offers Job Flexibility, Career Advancement and Opportunities for All Ages -- from Millennials to Seniors

According to the latest infographic released today by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), the $709 billion...

Jan 28, 2015, 12:26 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation And PepsiCo Foodservice's "Project Taste Test" Showcases Diverse Careers In Restaurant Industry

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

Jan 22, 2015, 10:02 ET
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Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. And Sodexo, Inc. Invest In The Future Of The Restaurant Workforce Through The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today gifts totaling more than $500,000 from Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc....

Jan 15, 2015, 10:59 ET
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Develops First-Ever Food and Beverage Service Competency Model

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Develops First-Ever Food And Beverage Service Competency Model

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today the debut of the Food and Beverage Service Competency...

Jan 05, 2015, 14:45 ET
A Career in Restaurants - and Proud of It

The Restaurant Industry's Flexible Schedules and Diverse Career Paths Offer Opportunities for Everyone

 According to a new infographic released today by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), the common denominator...

Dec 05, 2014, 13:25 ET
Restaurants: The Launchpad to Career Growth

Restaurants Offers Valuable Skills and Experience Leading to Career Advancement and Upward Mobility within the Industry

According to a new infographic released today by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), nine out of 10 restaurant...

Dec 04, 2014, 09:02 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces Scholarships Available For 2015

 The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) opened the application process for its 2015 merit-based scholarships today....

Nov 18, 2014, 15:10 ET
The restaurant industry offers opportunities - whether it's for teenagers or people looking to switch sectors

Restaurants Offer First Jobs, Flexibility and Long Term Careers

 According to a new infographic released today by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), 92 percent of restaurant...

Nov 06, 2014, 09:12 ET
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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Announces National Partnership Between Prostart And No Kid Hungry

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today a new volunteer partnership between its ProStart®...

Nov 05, 2014, 15:39 ET

114th Congress to Feature Largest Class of Latinos in History

 According to Election 2014 analysis from the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund, Latino...

Oct 23, 2014, 12:26 ET
Pave The Way for Career Advancement in the Restaurant Industry

Multiple Career Pathways, Competitive Salaries and Consistent Pay Raises Pave The Way for Career Advancement in the Restaurant Industry

A majority of employees believe the foodservice industry offers opportunities for advancement and career success. According to a workforce study...

Oct 14, 2014, 13:49 ET

NALEO Educational Fund to Host "2014 Races to Watch: The Power of Latino Voters and Candidates" Briefing in Nation's Capital

 Two weeks before Election Day, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund will brief media...

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...