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The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) provides people from all backgrounds with 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.

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A Capitol Gingerbread House to Remember

On November 29th, two students from Valencia College School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality, Molly Donahue and Faith Weber presented their vegan gingerbread house replica of the United States Capitol at the U.S. House of Representatives

National Apprenticeship Week Events – 11/14-11/20

During the U.S. Department of Labor’s National Apprenticeship Week, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) is celebrating the growth of industry apprenticeship and the potential it offers for the future of the industry workforce. See our calendar of NAW events.


Rob Gifford – President
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation


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