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Video: The Road to Nationals

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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Project Taste Test

Through a partnership with PepsiCo Foodservice, Project Taste Test is an ongoing video series that features leading industry executives and gives advice to ProStart students seeking a foodservice career.

Project Taste Test’s first video features PepsiCo Corporate Executive Research Chef, Stephen Kalil.

Project Taste Test’s second video features president and chief executive officer of K-MAC Enterprises, Sam Fiori.


Project Taste Test’s third video features Chef Gidget Wickham, executive chef at Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, and Chef Percy Whatley, executive chef of The Ahwahnee hotel at Yosemite National Park and a regional executive chef for the company. 


Project Taste Test’s fourth video features Jesus Cibrian, executive chef at Centerplate, an international foodservice management company, who currently oversees foodservice operations at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.