The Hawaii Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (HRAEF) was established to enhance the restaurant and hospitality industry in Hawaii through service to the public through educational programs, industry engagement and promotion of the industry to future generations.
Interested in Hawaii ProStart? It’s a great way to launch your culinary career. With hours of hands on training you will gain invaluable experience at the same time. Check out these links for more information.
Hawaii ProStart Educator Resources The HRA Educational Foundation has many resources available for high school culinary arts and restaurant management educators.
WHAT WE DO
The HRAEF supports the hospitality industry in Hawaii through educational programs that educate and inspire current and future hospitality industry workers and supports the philanthropic missions of the National Restaurant Association (NRA) and the Hawaii Restaurant Association (HRA).
The ProStart National COA is your passport to the future. Earning the COA can give you a leg up in your job search, and opens the door to collegiate opportunities. Numerous restaurant, foodservice and hospitality programs offer benefits to ProStart graduates. These include scholarships, class credits and credit towards work experience requirements.
HRAEF Scholarship Application 2023
Learn About the Colleges and Universities offering culinary and restaurant management programs in Hawaii:
ProStart® is a registered trademark of the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation and used under license by National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Restaurant Association.
When joining the ProStart program, you are entering a network of more than 95,000 students in 1,900 high schools across 48 states, Guam and U.S. military bases. In the next decade, the hospitality industry is predicted to need an additional 2 million employees! The industry is relying on programs such as ProStart to help prepare students to take leadership roles as they progress in their careers. Over the past decade, ProStart has provided resources that range from professional development opportunities to scholarships, to marketing materials.
The Hawaii ProStart is an initiative developed by the HRAEF that incorporates:
- Culinary and restaurant management curriculum (FS Prep)
- Teacher excellence, industry support
- State of the art facilities, and student achievement
The mission of the HRAEF is to serve as a charitable foundation to enhance the restaurant and foodservice industries through education, community engagement, and promotion of career opportunities.
OUR DOCTORS & STAFF
Janey SmithIntake Nurse
Marcus JensenGeneral Doctor
Susan JacksonLead Admin
Kim SwansonLead Surgeon
2021 HRAEF Scholarship Winners
In 2021 The Hawaii Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (HRAEF) awarded $1,500 scholarships to three deserving local high...
PepsiCo Foundation Donation
On April 19, 2021 the HRAEF was presented with a $5,000 grant check from the PepsiCo Foundation at Sky Waikiki in support of the H...
FIRST EVER SCHOLORSHIP
The Hawaii Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (HRAEF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on bolstering workfor...
HAWAII RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
2909 Waialae Ave #44
Honolulu, HI 96826
Main Office: 808-650-2100
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