ProStart is a career and technical education program that unites the foodservice industry and the classroom to teach high school students culinary skills and restaurant management principles, as well as employability skills such as communication, teamwork, professionalism, and time management.
How to Get Involved
Mentor ProStart Students Engage with ProStart by visiting a ProStart classroom, hosting a field trip at your restaurant or offices, or observing students in the kitchen. Contact Jai Girard, Director of of Education & Workforce Development, to connect with your local ProStart school.
Hire a ProStart Student or Alumni ProStart students know culinary arts and restaurant management essentials. They're dependable, natural leaders and are eager to learn.
Sponsor a Team Give a ProStart team the opportunity to compete for scholarships at the National ProStart Invitational.