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26 On Ramps Celebrates! file Managing GroupMonika Oct 27, 2014
The On Ramps program in partnership with the RI Hospitality Education Foundation has some success stories to celebrate. Two participants of the On Ramps grant have been placed in hospitality positions. ...  
25 New culinary class kicks off in Woonsocket file Managing GroupMonika Oct 27, 2014
Are you in need of employees?  Culinary students are available to help, many with previous kitchen experience.  The students will have the opportunity to earn five industry recognized certifications inc...  
24 #RIHospitalityCareers- Where was your first job? file Managing GroupMonika Oct 20, 2014
The National Restaurant Association's America Works Here campaign helps tell the story of America’s restaurant industry -- the nation's second-largest private-sector employer and an engine of economic growth. ...  
23 ProStart® Competition is Around the Corner! file Managing GroupMonika Oct 20, 2014
Please save the date for our 4th Annual Rhode Island Prostart® Competition to be held on Thursday, February 26, 2015 at the RI Convention Center in Providence, RI.  ProStart® is a two-year high ...  
22 Health Department warns of increased violations file Managing GroupMonika Oct 16, 2014
The Health Department recently contacted us with concerns about food establishments here in RI.  Re-inspection numbers increased to 26% of their total number of inspections and they reported 1,156 criti...  
21 FDA Revises Guidance For Seafood Market Names file Managing GroupMonika Jul 03, 2014
In April, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) updated its guidance for the correct labeling of any seafood that is sold in interstate commerce. The goal of this guidance is to be able to give cons...  
20 Generation Z: They are entering the workforce, are you ready? file Managing GroupMonika Jul 03, 2014
Allow me to introduce you to your new workforce; Generation Z.    If “Millennials” (Generation Y) scared you, pull up your boot straps and get ready. Believe it or not, Generation Z is already work...  
19 Connecting for Children and Families celebrated 12 Graduates file Managing GroupMonika Jul 03, 2014
On June 25th Connecting for Children and Families celebrated 12 students graduating from their culinary arts program.  Congratulations to the students for their hard work and dedication and to the organ...  
18 RI Hospitality Training Academy congratulates the Genesis Center workforce development graduates! file Managing GroupMonika Jul 03, 2014
RI Hospitality Training Academy congratulates the Genesis Center workforce development graduates!  On June 23rd, the Genesis Center held a graduation ceremony for their workforce program participants, includi...  
17 Show staff the way 'up' rather than the way 'out' file Managing GroupMonika Apr 10, 2014
Promoting an employee and letting him or her grow into a new position can be an effective way to keep your staff  interested and motivated. If a dishwasher sees a colleague advance from the dish room ...  
16 Certify Your Workforce file Managing GroupMonika Apr 10, 2014
When sifting through the pile of applications for a vacant position wouldn’t it be great to be able to verify which applicants have the essential workplace skills needed for the job?  Brand new to R...  
15 Workforce On-Ramps: Your New Pathway to Trained Employees file Managing GroupMonika Feb 12, 2014
Finding employees that are ready to work and well suited for hospitality positions can be time consuming and trying.  Then, getting applicants trained for the job and helping them make it through the fi...  
14 Latest FDA Recalls- Be sure to read this! [3] Managing GroupMonika Nov 18, 2013
Palmer Candy Company Voluntarily Recalls HyVee Chocolate Caramel Clusters and HyVee Chocolate Covered Caramels Due to Undeclared Peanut Allergen 11/12/2013 You are subsc...  
13 Most Cited Health Inspection Violation [2] file Managing GroupMonika Oct 31, 2013
One of the most frequently cited violations on Rhode Island Department of Health inspection reports has to  do with slicers. Often, deli slicers are found to be contaminated with debris, presentin...  
12 RI Hospitality Education Foundation (RIHEF) Annual Fund [1] Managing GroupMonika Oct 31, 2013
As we near the end of 2013, please consider making an end-of-the-year pledge to the RIHEF.   Donor support has enabled us to work with over 6,000 students since 2008.  We have provided the state-mandat...  
11 2013 Summer Culinary Program Graduation [2] file Managing GroupMonika Oct 31, 2013
In partnership with Connecting for Children & Families, the RI Hospitality Education Foundation helped train 11 adult students in culinary arts, ServSafe®, First Impressions: Exceptional Customer Se...  
10 Scholarships Available! [9] Managing GroupMonika Oct 31, 2013
We are now accepting applications for the Stephen P. Marra Memorial Scholarship. If you know of a student who will be continuing their education toward a foodservice, lodging, our tourism career by atten...  
9 Hospitality Training Academy Newsletter- June 2013 [1] file Managing GroupMonika Jul 17, 2013
Did you miss our latest Hospitality Training Academy Newsletter? Download it today! June 2013.docx  
8 JA Job Shadow Day [1] file Managing GroupRIHA May 22, 2013
Last month, 100 Rhode Island high school students participated in JA Job Shadow Day in partnership with the RI Hospitality Education Foundation, TechCollective, and Junior Achievement of Rhode Is...  
7 2nd Annual Rhode Island ProStart® Culinary and Foodservice Management Competition file Managing GroupRIHA May 22, 2013
The RI Hospitality Education Foundation (RIHEF), in collaboration with ProStart® and U.S. Foods, hosted the 2nd Annual Rhode Island ProStart® Culinary Competition on Thursday, March 28, 2013....