2016 Award Winners

The 2016 Faces of Diversity and Restaurant Neighbor Award winners embody the opportunity and philanthropic spirit that defines the restaurant industry. Meet the 2016 winners!

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Pride, optimism & careers

Nine of 10 restaurant employees say they are proud to work in the restaurant industry, while three-quarters believe the industry offers them a strong career path and upward mobility.

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NEW: Competency Model

The U.S. Department of Labor posts first-ever Food and Beverage Service Competency Model, officially codifying the skills learned at each level of a restaurant industry career.

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Meet ProStart

Meet ProStart

ProStart is one of the largest industry-supported career technical education programs in the nation, empowering students to achieve long term, successful careers in the restaurant and foodservice sector. Find out more about ProStart by viewing the infographic at the link below.

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