Education Foundation

Education Foundation

Mission Statement

Helping our workforce succeed through turning, education and creating connections to our industry members.

Meeting the Educational Needs of Restaurateurs

We offer three training courses designed to provide you and your staff the most up-to-date information on the topics that concern you most. ServSafe Manager, ServSafe Alcohol, Spot Check Allergy Safe Certification, First Aid/CPR, Human Trafficking and American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute programs are available in locations around the state with discounts to our members. If a classroom setting doesn’t work for you, both the ServSafe Advanced Food Safety* and ServSafe Alcohol courses are available online.

*Testing requires having a proctor in-person.

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Training Tomorrow’s Workforce Today

  • ProStart® — Designed by the National Restaurant Association, ProStart is a program that allows high school juniors and seniors to learn about the diverse opportunities available in our industry and obtain the skills they need to succeed in a hospitality career.
  • ProSafety — A training program developed by Labor & Industries and the Washington Hospitality Association for supervisory staff and employees which actively encourages safe working practices for teens in the workplace.

ProStart® and ServSafe® are registered trademarks of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation



Rev. 2/8/17

This article is an excerpt from the Handbook for Excellent Restaurant Operations (HERO), published by the Washington Hospitality Association.  Want a hard copy of the whole manual?  It’s one of the many benefits of becoming a member!  Find out more about joining the Washington Hospitality Association here.

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