Train Your Top Talent with Our Apprenticeship Programs for Restaurant and Hospitality Businesses

Build your dream team

As the first, nationally-recognized apprenticeship program, in partnership with the Department of Labor (DOL), we have successfully helped major restaurant chains, large franchise groups, medium and small businesses improve their operations and retain their most talented staff.

Improve your bottom line

Lower your training costs and raise the quality of your customer experience to increase profitability and reduce turnover

Be the best place to work

Develop and retain your top talent with our programs for restaurant positions, such as line cook, kitchen manager, restaurant manager, and more!

Help your team learn while they earn

There’s no substitute for on the job training

Our professional development paths provide accessible training for everyone at any level regardless of background

At NO cost to you

Nationally recognized and credentialed

We’ll help you every step of the way

It’s easy to enroll

This program is ideal for U.S. businesses that currently do not have a formal employee training program or can supplement an existing program. If this sounds like you, please use the form below and we’ll get back to you. Our knowledgeable staff will provide you with the resources you need to get started.

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.

We’re Here to Help

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation provides the technical assistance, training materials, and support you need.