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- 1. National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announces winners of annual National ProStart Invitational
Students from 43 states compete for $1.4 million in scholarships at 12th annual competition in baltimore
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced the winners of its 12th annual National ProStart Invitational, which took place in Baltimore, Md., April 19-22. More than 350 top ProStart students from 43 states, territories and Department of Defense bases, competed for their share of $1.4 million in scholarships by demonstrating their mastery of restaurant leadership skills -- culinary and management -- in a fast-paced competition.
- 2. Celeb chef Chauhan to promote ProStart on national book tour, three stops in California cities
Celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan has booked a stop at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s ProStart Invitational while touring the country to promote her new culinary book. The James Beard award-winning chef and judge of the Food Network’s hit TV show “Chopped,” will also visit three California ProStart schools as part of her tour, hosting competitions for ProStart students.
- By CRA Staff
- 3. Cheer on California’s teams with the National ProStart Invitational live stream
This weekend, more than 350 ProStart students representing their state will compete for top honors and $1.4 million in scholarships at the 12th annual National ProStart Invitational. From California, teams from Pacifica High School and La Quinta High School will vie for a top spot among the nation’s best.
- By CRA Staff
- 4. Darden Restaurants grants CRA Educational Foundation funds to provide scholarship outreach
GRANT IS ONE OF MORE THAN 850 AWARDED THROUGH DARDEN’S RESTAURANT COMMUNITY GRANTS PROGRAM
(Sacramento, April 3, 2013) – The California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF) has received a $2,000 grant as part of the Restaurant Community Grants program from the Darden Foundation, the charitable arm of Darden Restaurants Inc. The grants program, now in its second year, empowers each restaurant in the Darden family of brands to help award a $1,000 grant to support local community programs.
- 5. 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.
- 6. CRAEF presented with $25,000 from Round It Up America
The California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF) was presented with a a $25,000 check Feb. 21 from Round it Up America, a national program that dedicates a portion of diner contributions to helping the foundation achieve its goal of helping motivated and talented students forge careers in the restaurant industry.
- By Alan La Guardia
- 7. 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.
- 8. 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.
- 9. Cheesecake Factory foundation gift to send California ProStart Cup winners to national invitational
- 10. Video: 2012 Culinary Clash: Battle Anaheim
Culinary Clash: Battle Anaheim at the 2012 Western Food & Hospitality Expo was a huge success. The event included 10 high-caliber restaurant companies, attracted hundreds of attendees and raised more than $45,000 for the California Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (CRAEF). Now you can relive the excitement through a new video produced by CRAEF.
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The City of Palo Alto is proposing expanding an existing ordinance’s requirements for single-use plastic bags. The ordinance would prohibit single-use plastic checkout bag distribution at retail, grocery and foodservice establishments. Foodservice establishments would not be required to use reusable bags or impose a store charge for paper bags and could use plastic product bags as defined by the ordinance for containers of liquids, such as soups and stews.
- San Jose prepares to ban foam food containers
On Tuesday, the San Jose City Council will consider whether to ban the use of expanded polystyrene (EPS) foam food ware, at all restaurants in the city. The meeting begins at 1:30 p.m., but note the council will not hear this item earlier than 3 p.m. Restaurants, caterers, delis and other food providers will see operating costs rise if a ban is adopted.