What We Do
The goal of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation is to enhance the stature of the restaurant industry by attracting, developing and retaining a career-oriented professional workforce and by creating a more positive business climate.
Our educational and training programs provide management, culinary, food safety and employee skills training to millions of Americans, building a pipeline of industry talent. These engagement programs include:
Career Opportunities & Pathways
The NRAEF promotes career opportunities and pathways in the restaurant industry by offering programs, partnerships, outreach and scholarships. We celebrate industry careers through:
The Foundation’s efforts generate program support to advance the Foundation's mission, including growing ProStart and scholarships. Our fundraising efforts include: