Where Are They Now? ProStart student spotlight

Where Are They Now? ProStart student spotlight

For 38 years, CRAF has made college access a priority for our restaurant community. Through scholarships, college fairs, tours, and peer mentors, we are inspiring thousands of students each year to dream bigger. Meet three incredible ProStart alumni who pursued their...
Mini Mentor Lunch Inspires 200 ProStart Students

Mini Mentor Lunch Inspires 200 ProStart Students

April 9, 2019  More than 45 restaurant professionals had lunch with 200 ProStart students at Experience Hospitality: Orange County. This unique event connects employers and high school students for a fun and interactive “mini mentor” session. Industry...
Brian Murphy Wins Educator of Excellence Award

Brian Murphy Wins Educator of Excellence Award

(SACRAMENTO) – Brian Murphy, an accomplished ProStart® culinary arts teacher at San Diego High School, has been chosen as the 2019 Educator of Excellence by the California Restaurant Association Foundation.   This prestigious award is given once a year to just...
Winners of the 2018 CA ProStart Cup

Winners of the 2018 CA ProStart Cup

  The state’s top student chefs, entrepreneurs and innovators went head-to-head in the 16th annual CA ProStart Cup presented by BJ’s Restaurants on March 18+19 at the Sheraton Fairplex Hotel & Conference Center in Pomona, CA. The competition was fierce...