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High School Students Named Champions of High Stakes National Culinary Arts and Restaurant Business Competition

Held over the past three days in Anaheim, Calif., the National ProStart Invitational challenged 89 student teams from secondary schools across the nation to create a three-course meal, while corresponding teams presented business proposals for an original restaurant concept.


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Top-Ranking High School Students to Compete at Nation’s Largest Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management Skills Competition

High school students who have won their state ProStart competitions are headed to Anaheim, California, for the 14th annual National ProStart Invitational, April 18-20 at the Disneyland® Hotel. 


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BURGER KING McLAMORE℠ Foundation Helps ProStart Students Pursue Students Pursue Post-Secondary Education

The BURGER KING McLAMORE℠ Foundation has partnered with the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation to award $50,000 in scholarships to ProStart students through its BURGER KING℠ Scholars program.

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