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 Hawaii ProStart Culinary Educational Program.
The Hawaii Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (HRAEF), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization focused on bolstering workforce development beginning at the high school level, awarded Jimmy Nguyen (center) a $1,000 scholarship to further his education at Kapiolani Community College’s Culinary Institute of the Pacific. Nguyen is HRAEF’s first-ever scholarship recipient who earned a national ProStart Culinary Certificate of […]
The Hawaii Restaurant Association announced Thursday the launch of a nonprofit arm of its organization, the Educational Foundation, which was created as a way to bolster the restaurant industry’s workforce at the high school level. The foundation aims to address staffing challenges in the restaurant and hospitality industries, a particular pain point with the current […]
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Hawaii ProStart is a new culinary curriculum that’s being taught in 12 high schools. It exposes high school students interested in culinary careers to all aspects of the restaurant industry. “It’s not just the culinary side. It’s also the restaurant management side. So they’re learning about profit and loss and business creation. […]