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Allison Rhyne Recognized as Industry Changemaker by Women’s Foodservice Forum

Today, the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) recognized its Industry ChangeMakers, including the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) Director of Development, Allison Rhyne.

DALLAS, TX – March 12th, 2019 – Today, the Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) recognized its Industry ChangeMakers, including the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) Director of Development, Allison Rhyne.
 
Rhyne was honored during the WFF Leadership Development Conference in Dallas, Texas. WFF ChangeMakers were selected by their companies as rising stars who drive strong business results and exemplify inclusive leadership.
 
Rhyne leads a team of eight development professionals who work with more than 300 donors to raise financial resources for the Foundation and its programs – donors range from major restaurant and foodservice companies to individuals. In 2016, she helped secure a $2 million contract with the U.S. Department of Labor to launch the industry’s first ever restaurant management apprenticeship program.

Founded in 1987, the NRAEF is dedicated to providing people from all backgrounds the training, education, financial resources and career development they need to build pathways to meaningful jobs and careers in the restaurant and foodservice industry. The Foundation and its supporters share a mission to attract, empower and advance today’s and tomorrow’s restaurant and foodservice leaders.
 
Click here to watch the video and learn more about Allison’s recognition and her work to support the future of the restaurant industry.
 
To find out how you can inspire change, visit ChooseRestaurants.org to get involved with the NRAEF and its work to build pathways to meaningful jobs and careers in restaurants and foodservice.
 
 
About the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation is dedicated to enhancing the industry’s training and education, career development and community engagement efforts. The NRAEF and its programs work to Attract, Empower and Advance today’s and tomorrow’s restaurant and foodservice workforce. NRAEF programs include:  ProStart® – a high-school career and technical education program; Restaurant Ready – partnering with community based organizations to provide “opportunity youth” with skills training and job opportunities; Military – helping military servicemen and women transition their skills to restaurant and foodservice careers; Scholarships – financial assistance for students pursuing restaurant, foodservice and hospitality degrees; and, the Hospitality Sector Registered Apprenticeship Project – a partnership with the American Hotel & Lodging Association providing a  hospitality apprenticeship program for the industry. For more information on the NRAEF, visit ChooseRestaurants.org.
 
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CONTACT:
Jasmine Jones
NRAEF
jajones@nraef.org
202-315-4101

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