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Shark Tank meets Chopped at annual student competition Texas’ best high school culinary arts & restaurant management students in action January 27-28

(Austin, TX) - The heat is on and competition will be fierce at the 2017 Texas ProStart Invitational Competition on Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28 at Collin County College, Preston Ridge Conference Center, 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco.
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Texas Restaurant Association’s Educational Foundation Tees Up in Four Metros to Raise Funds

November 4, 2016 - Austin, Texas. – The Texas Restaurant Association’s Education Foundation (TRAEF) held tournaments at TOPGOLF simultaneously in Austin, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio to raise funds to support educational opportunities in the restaurant industry. The event was a success with over 391 golfers participating, including former Dallas Cowboy, Patrick Crayton.Read more

2016 TRAEF Educator Excellence Award

May 25, 2016 - Austin, Texas. The Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation (TRAEF) selected Jocelyn Aventurado as this year’s recipient of the Educator Excellence Award. She will be recognized at the Texas Restaurant Association’s annual gala, “Night of Excellence” June, 25th in Houston, Texas.
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Texas ProStart Champions Prepare for National Competition

April 14, 2016 - Dallas, Texas. High Schools from across Texas participated in culinary and management competitions to qualify for the upcoming national competition that will be held at the Gaylord Texan Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas from April 28 through May 1, 2016.
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