Texas ProStart Invitational

2022 Texas ProStart Invitational

Teams of students representing their ProStart programs will compete in the Texas ProStart competitions. One qualifying competition is held over one weekend in Dallas, Texas at the Collin College – Preston Ridge Campus. In this qualifier, 50 culinary and 24 management teams compete. First place winning teams in the culinary and management competitions qualify to compete at the National ProStart Invitational.

Management Teams

  • Develop and present an original restaurant concept
  • Apply critical thinking skills to everyday challenges

Culinary Teams

  • Prepare a 3-course meal in just 60 minutes with 2 butane burners and limited supplies
  • Judged on knife skills, teamwork, safety/sanitation, tasting, and menu development (recipes and costing)


2022 Texas Invitational Details

Up to 50 culinary teams and 24 management teams compete at one weekend-long invitational.
Competitions are open to the public. Admission is $15.

Date, Location, and Schedule:
Friday – Sunday, March 25-27, 2022 | Collin College – Preston Ridge Campus, 9700 Wade Boulevard, Frisco, TX 75035

March 25, 2022 – Team check-in & orientation
March 26, 2022 – Competition
March 27, 2022 – Competition & awards ceremony

Previous Competition Results

The state final in 2020 and 2021 competition were cancelled due to COVID-19.
Congratulations to the following teams for winning state in our virtual announcement for 2020:

First Place Culinary: Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy (Rockwall)
First Place Management: Ben Barber Innovation & Career Academy

See 2019 Results Here
Watch 2019 National ProStart Invitational Announcement
1st – 5th Place Winners Video


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