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ProStart Summer Institute for Educators

You're invited!


Register for the 2014 ProStart Summer Institutes.

Registration deadline
is May 16, 2014.

Sponsored by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF), this dynamic workshop provides educators with a forum to learn cutting-edge skills which can be taken back to the classroom.

Summer Institutes Level 1:  Basic

Fee: $675

Prerequisite: None

Synopsis: This session begins with an overview of the restaurant and food service industry, and includes valuable information about kitchen and management essentials. Explore communication and skills and gain an in-depth knowledge of culinary basics from mise en place through cooking methods.

Topics include:

  • Introduction to the industry
  • Food safety
  • Workplace safety
  • Kitchen essentials 1: Professionalism, standardized recipes
  • Kitchen essentials 2: Equipment, mise en place, cooking methods
  • Stocks, sauces, and soups
  • Communication
  • Management essentials: teamwork, leadership, hiring, orientation, training
  • Teaching pedagogy

Your registration fee includes:

  • Five days of instruction
  • Classroom and lab supplies
  • Kitchen toolkit
  • Instructional materials (in print and downloadable)
  • Opening reception
  • Tour of an industry site
  • Breakfast, lunch, and breaks each day

Need More Information?

Please contact Chef Lynn Pike at 877-645-7910 or


2016 ProStart Summer Institutes Registration: Details to be announced.