The NYSRA Educational Foundation’s (NYSRAEF) cornerstone program - ProStart- is a two year, nationwide program created by the National Restaurant Association that develops the best and brightest talent into tomorrow’s restaurant and foodservice leaders. ProStart serves 95,000 students at over 1,900 high schools in 48 states, Guam and U.S. military bases. A life changing experience for the students, educators and mentors that make up the program, ProStart trains students academically in the classroom and experientially on the job.
Additionally, the NYSRAEF awards scholarships to students and educators to provide continued industry education.
To find out how you can support the NYSRAEF and the NYS ProStart Program, make a donation or contact Elizabeth Soscia, Education Coordinator at 518.452.5522 or firstname.lastname@example.org.