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12:00pm – 7:00pm

Registration & Information Desk

12:00pm – 7:00pm

Social Enterprise Partnership Desk

12:00pm – 2:00pm

Advisory Council Exchange - Lunch and TN Presentation

1:00pm – 3:00pm

Structured 1:1 Networking

3:30pm – 6:00pm

Opening General Session

Restaurant Directions "State of the Industry"
“RD Gives Back…” Meet Our Social Enterprise Partner: the ProStart Program from the NRAEF

In this session, we will get to know more about ProStart, a cornerstone program from the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation. It is a two-year, industry-backed culinary arts and restaurant management program for high school students. It annually reaches approximately 150,000 students in more than 1,900 schools in all 50 states, the territory of Guam and Department of Defense Education Activity schools in Europe and the Pacific. ProStart gives students a platform to discover new interests and talents to open doors for fulfilling careers. Join us to hear more about this incredible organization and how you can align your brand with this cause.

6:00pm – 8:30pm

Welcome Reception and Dinner