Next Generation of Leaders

Is cooking your passion? Do you want to open your own restaurant someday? Think you have what it takes to be the next restaurant superstar? Then ProStart® is the program for you!

If you love to cook or bake or if you see yourself as a leader, a career in the restaurant and foodservice industry may be for you. The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has the exciting programs and resources to really launch your career.

ProStart® unites the industry and the classroom to create a unique life changing experiences for students and to develop tomorrow’s industry leaders. Take advantage of the scholarship opportunities, competitions, post-secondary articulation agreements, networking, industry work experience and National Certificate of Achievement that the ProStart Student Program offers.

Video: Meet the students who are discovering their passion in ProStart, and hear how it has transformed their lives.