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Former ProStart student shares lessons learned

Ashley Owens is one of many students returning to school this fall. A student at the University of Houston, the 19-year-old has big career plans, including owning and operating her own restaurant company. (National Restaurant Association)

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Golf FORE! Education

Restaurants are the cornerstone of career opportunities in America. Every dollar spent in restaurants generates another $2.05 for our economy. And, it’s likely that you or your business has seen gain as a result. Golf FORE! Education, our annual golf tournament, and Toasting the Finest, the party after the tournament are opportunities to give back. You can feed dreams and build futures by supporting

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Dawn Sweeney: Restaurants Are Open for Business

Few things in this world compare to seeing young adults passionate about their futures. So when I had the honor to attend the recent National ProStart Invitational, the country’s premier secondary school competition focusing on restaurant management and culinary arts in Providence, RI, I was once again overwhelmed by the excitement I saw in the faces of America’s future restaurant leaders. (Newsmax)

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Missouri, Connecticut take top honors at ProStart 2018

Following months of practice and participation in state competitions, the team members from Herndon Career Center in Raytown, Mo., and Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven, Conn., won top honors at the National ProStart Invitational in Providence, R.I. The two teams outscored all others to win the competition, hosted by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. (National Restaurant Association)

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How Gen Z is preparing for restaurant, hospitality careers

A growing number of Gen Z members are opting for jobs in restaurants, hospitality and tourism that don’t require four-year college degrees to forge a career. The National Restaurant Association’s National ProStart Invitational gives students a chance to win scholarships for culinary and restaurant management programs. (Washington Examiner)

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Rogers student Derek Tran goes from cooking class to top prize

Derek Tran’s rise to the top was astonishingly fast. The Rogers High School senior starting cooking only last year. Earlier this month, he was named the top culinary student in Washington as the winner of the Student of Excellence Award. The prize, which includes a $1,000 scholarship, was announced at the annual ProStart Invitational culinary competition held this year in Spokane. (Spokesman-Review)

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