Students

From saving up for a spring break trip to launching a lifelong career, restaurants are ripe with opportnities for everyone

CHOICES

A surprising range of job roles

Restaurants hire people with all kinds of skills. Even the smallest cafe needs someone to manage money. And, major chains have marketing teams, business managers, and many other experts to run their operations. Restaurant customers have a menu full of choices, but so do the people who work there. 

Dig into Careers

CAREER SKILLS

Abilities you'll use all your life

Not sure what you want to be when you grow up? That's OK. ProStart teaches you skills like teamwork and time management that will look good on any job or college application. 

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HIGH DEMAND

Join a growing industry

If you have talent and work hard, the restaurant industry has a place for you. Projected to add 1.7 million jobs in the next ten years, this is the place to start your career. 

Meet the Industry

OUR COMMUNITY

Share your story

Learn from industry professionals, or share a story with your peers. The restaurant indsutry isn't just a place to work, it's a community. 

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Latest News

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), in partnership with PepsiCo Foodservice, released its fifth Project Taste Test – Servin’ Up Successful Careers video. The video features Jett Mora, sous chef with Wolfgang Puck Catering, and is ideal for high school programs that teach culinary arts and restaurant management skills, such as NRAEF’s ProStart® program.
 

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