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Restaurant & Hospitality Leadership Center (RHLC)

RHLC provides employers with accredited training programs for Line Cook, Kitchen Manager and Restaurant Manager. We give you the tools and resources to help guide your employees to a fulfilling restaurant career.

RHLC’s Registered Apprenticeship Programs compliment the Youth Readiness and Employer Advancement programs which help all within the Industry overcome barriers which lead to success.

Recognizing talent is a skill.
So is developing it.

  • The Restaurant & Hospitality Leadership Center partners with restaurant operators, who receive one-on-one support to manage administrative burdens, enroll employees, identify trainers, and integrate with our accredited competency-based programs.
  • Current programs include line cook, kitchen manager and restaurant manager programs.
  • Upon completion, your trainees will receive nationally-recognized professional certificates from the U.S. Department of Labor and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

Why partner with the Restaurant & Hospitality Leadership Center?

Employers see an 80% employee retention rate among program participants

Employers receive up to $1,500 for each employee they enroll

See your trainees gain an average wage increase of 14% during the course of the program

Diversity is essential.  Over 50% of RHLC participants are those that are underserved or underrepresented.

Hospitality Sector Registered Apprenticeship (HSRA)

For those seeking career advancement in restaurants and food service.

Restaurant Youth Registered Apprenticeship (RYRA)

For youth ages 16-24 living in CO, DE, LA, and MD seeking to enter the restaurant industry through apprenticeship.

Apprenticeships  for Military – VALOR

For veterans and transitioning military service members looking to advance their skills and pursue a civilian career in restaurant management.

Restaurant Employee Advancement Fund (REAF)

The REAF is designed to help employers advance their employee’s careers through additional training and professional development and address the barriers of their employees in doing so.

Take your employees from kitchen job to career path.

RHLC Toolkit

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