Partnership Enhances Hospitality Training and Certification Capabilities
To support the work of this collaborative, NRAEF recently received an award of $1.8 million from the U.S. Department of Labors Employment & Training Administration, with an option to renew funding for a total of five years.
For those not familiar with the program, ProStart is a high school educational program that teaches students about the foodservice industry. From restaurant management to culinary techniques, ProStart provides real-life opportunities and builds practical skills that students can use when moving into a career in the foodservice industry.
A $1.8 million contract with the DOL will be used to place more than 400 people into industry apprenticeships and develop career pathways for them.