Attending Cheers to Hospitality is an investment in the future of the restaurant industry. All event proceeds benefit the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation, including the Wisconsin ProStart® program.
Wisconsin ProStart® is a high school culinary arts and hospitality management curriculum that ignites students’ passion for the restaurant industry. Wisconsin ProStart is offered in 115+ high schools, training more than 8,400 students annually. It empowers students through training, mentorships, networking, competition and experiential learning opportunities.
A highlight of the program each year is the Wisconsin ProStart Invitational, an intense and high-stakes competition where students showcase their culinary talents and management knowledge and receive feedback from the industry’s top professionals. The state culinary and management champions represent Wisconsin at the National ProStart Invitational where they compete against their peers from other states.
Event guests will have the opportunity to meet and watch ProStart students at Cheers to Hospitality
To learn more about the ProStart program, click here.