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    1. Pacifica, La Quinta high schools claim top spots at 2013 California ProStart Cup

    (SACRAMENTO, March 19, 2013) – Out of 27 high schools in California competing at the 2013 California ProStart Cup, Pacifica and La Quinta high school came out on top. Students, instructors and industry leaders celebrated their victories at an awards ceremony Monday at the Pasadena Convention Center concluding the 11th annual event, presented by the California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF). Competition was fierce at this year’s event, with three of the six top teams having never placed before in the competition’s history. 

    Tags: 2013 ProStart Cup, CRAEF, Pacifica, La Quinta
    2. California ProStart Cup kicks off Sunday in Pasadena

    (SACRAMENTO, March 12, 2013) – More than 200 high school students will descend on the Pasadena Convention Center Sunday and Monday for the California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (CRAEF) eleventh annual California ProStart Cup, including the Boyd’s Coffee Culinary Cup, and the BJ’s Restaurants Management Cup.

    Tags: 2013 ProStart Cup, Susan Feniger, keynote speaker, Pasadena Convention Center, BJ's, Boyd's, California
    3. Susan Feniger to give keynote address at 2013 ProStart Cup

    The CRA Educational Foundation announced today that renowned celebrity chef, restaurateur and author Susan Feniger will serve as keynote speaker on the second day of the 2013 California ProStart Cup, March 18 at the Pasadena Convention Center.

    Tags: 2013 ProStart Cup, Susan Feniger, keynote speaker, Pasadena Convention Center
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    4. Le Cordon Bleu to serve as gold sponsor of CRAEF's California ProStart Cup

    Le Cordon Bleu will serve as a gold sponsor for the 2012 California ProStart Cup presented by the California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF). The state competition will be held March 17-18 at the Pasadena Convention Center.

    Tags: 2013 ProStart Cup, sponsor, CRAEF
    5. Boyd Coffee Co. to sponsor 2013 ProStart Culinary Cup

    Boyd Coffee Co.,  one of the oldest family-owned coffee companies in the world, based in Portland, Ore., will return as the title sponsor of the 2013 California ProStart Culinary Cup, the California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF) announced today. The 11th annual competition will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center March 17-18.

    Tags: 2013 ProStart Cup, sponsor, CRAEF
    6. BJ’s Restaurants to award cash prizes at CRA Educational Foundation’s 2013 ProStart Cup

    (SACRAMENTO, Feb. 12, 2013) – Huntington Beach-based BJ’s Restaurants Inc., in partnership with its BJ’s Restaurants Foundation, will return as the title sponsor for the 2013 ProStart Management Cup, hosted by the California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF). The 11th annual competition will be held at the Pasadena Convention Center March 17-18.

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