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New Food Handler Mandate Impacts Students

As of September 1, 2016 all restaurant employees dealing with food, including students if they are providing food to customers other than in the classroom, are required to have a food handler permit. All hourly food handlers in Texas will need to obtain food safety training before September 1, 2016. The Texas Food Establishment Rule (TFER)…
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National ProStart Invitational Results

A Texas-sized congratulations is in order to our Texas ProStart teams. The culinary team from the Academy of Culinary Arts & Hospitality at Byron Nelson High School finished 3rd and in the national competition. Our management team from New Caney High School placed 1st. We are so excited and proud of these students. Their months…
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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2016 W. PRICE JR. MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS! Savana Autrey | Vista Ridge High School Will be attending Auguste Escoffier School of Culinary Arts - Austin Micah Cohn | Victory Early College High School Will be attending Johnson & Wales University - North Miami Jazlyn Hernandez | Wylie High School Will be attending The Art Institute of Houston Shannon…
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Texas ProStart Culinary Educators Training Conference

The 13th Annual Texas ProStart Culinary Educators Training Conference is July 22-24, 2016 at the Culinary Institute of America - San Antonio. Attendees will learn from CIA certified chefs, attend education series and participate in breakout sessions. There will be a beginners boot camp on Thursday, July 21st before the general conference. This additional day of training…
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