CRAF Events

The Grateful Table

An event for visionaries, champions and leaders in the restaurant and hospitality industry to raise funds to offer relief to restaurant employees facing unforeseen hardships.

Culinary + Cocktail Clash

Restaurant brands go head to head in this culinary competition to raise money for hospitality + culinary high school programs

Force In Training

A first of its kind training for high school students, FIT uses industry leaders to teach job readiness skills such as how to conduct a job search, prepare a resume and be a good leader

CA ProStart Cup

The California ProStart Cup is an electrifying event that puts high school culinary and hospitality management students to the ultimate test – all to compete for scholarships.

Experience Hospitality

It’s one thing to read about the hospitality. It’s another thing toexperience it. Students leave the classroom for the day and explore hospitality venues on this mega fieldtrip.

Teacher Trainings 

CRAF provides resources and trainings to keep high school culinary arts teachers at the top of their game!

Get Involved!

Corporate sponsors make our work possible! Consider sponsorships a hybrid philanthropic/marketing opportunity. We offer industry-facing and student-facing sponsorship opportunities. Contact Erin Mascho at