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Executive chef at Levi’s Stadium featured in Career-exploration video series for high school students nationwide

-  Jesus Cibrian shares his journey to success in international foodservice management -


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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Recognizes Exceptional Restaurateurs as 2016 Industry Award Winners

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today its 2016 Restaurant Neighbor, Faces of Diversity and Ambassador of Hospitality award winners.


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New Officers, Board Members Elected to National Restaurant Association, National Restaurant Asso

The National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced today the election of officers to its Board of Directors and Board of Trustees, respectively. 

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