ORLAEF ProStart Invitational, Sponsored by Sysco Forms
Download useful forms, templates and documents to help you participate in the ORLAEF ProStart Invitational.
With ProStart®, everything needed for fun, interesting and informative instruction is provided for you. Industry-driven curriculum blends culinary and management lessons into each textbook and offers flexibility in scheduling. Learning objectives include: Critical thinking and problem solving, communication, creativity, global awareness, and health literacy. A comprehensive list of program objectives is available here.
To order ProStart® curriculum for your school, contact Sue Smith at 800.462.0619.
NRAEF Summer Institutes
Work towards earning the NRAEF Certified Secondary Foodservice Educator certification. Registration for Summer Institutes is now open. Learn more.
Food Waste Education
Utilize this interactive Hotel|Kitchen toolkit to demonstrate how different roles in the kitchen and hotels can impact waste, as well the bottom line.
ProStart® prepares you to explore a wide range of career opportunities. Careers in nutrition, hospitality management, viticulture, product development, agriculture, culinary arts and customer service are just a few of the options for ProStart® students.
The Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association Education Foundation (ORLAEF) and the National Restaurant Association are proud to offer Oregon ProStart seniors a scholarship opportunity in support of post secondary education.
Industry-Related Programs and Courses
These facilities offer skills-based education for those looking to gain proficiencies to help them enter the hospitality industry as well as programs geared to those already employed who want to add credentials to their experience. Many offer both online and in-person options.
More information on Culinary Scholarships.
National Restaurant Association Education Foundation (NRAEF) Scholarships
Students, military servicemen and women and others can now apply for scholarship awards to pursue their dreams of becoming future leaders of the restaurant and foodservice industry. Awards range from $2,500 to $10,000 and can be used towards tuition and fees, books, room and board and other school-related expenses. The scholarships have no age restrictions. Individuals can apply at any age, whether they're recent high-school graduates or adults looking to make a career change. Learn more and apply.
Try a new and simple tool to explore a broad selection of restaurant and foodservice positions and chart a course that matches your skills with your career goals. Explore the tool.
Learn more about how ORLAEF partners with the industry to provide workforce development solutions.