CT HOSPTIALITY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
SUPPORT THE FUTURE OF HOSPITALITY IN 2024
The Connecticut Hospitality Educational Foundation (CHEF) is the non-profit 501(c)3, philanthropic arm of the Connecticut Restaurant Association (CRA). Its mission is to promote the health and prosperity of Connecticut’s hospitality industry through education, scholarships and financial assistance. CHEF works to attract, develop and retain a career-oriented professional workforce for the restaurant industry through education for future restaurant industry professionals, workforce development opportunities and scholarships.
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2024 SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
CT ProStart Invitational Sponsor
Sponsor CHEF's flagship event of the year, the Connecticut ProStart Invitational!
Culinary and restaurant management students from across the state compete for thousands of dollars in scholarship funds and a spot at the National ProStart Invitational in Washington, DC and the Regional ProStart Showcase in Rhode Island.
Culinary students create their own unique 3-course meal that they will prepare with no running water or electricity and only 2 butane burners. Not sure it's possible? Check out some of the final dishes from last year!
Restaurant Management students create their own restaurant concept, with everything from menu items, marketing tactics, SWOT analysis, organizational charts and more.
Support the future of CT's Hospitality industry with a ProStart Sponsorship.
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SPONSOR PROSTART WEEKEND
PROSTART WEEKEND FEBRUARY 28 to MARCH 3
Participating restaurants will promote ProStart to their customers. Customers donating $10 will receive a $10 voucher/gift card in exchange to be used at a future visit to that restaurant. Restaurants donate all proceeds to the CT Hospitality Educational Foundation in support of the CT ProStart Program.
How can you support ProStart Weekend?
Restaurants can click here to learn more here about participating in the event.
Allied Partners can become sponsors of ProStart Weekend. ProStart Weekend Sponsors will have their logos included on promotional materials and emails.
For any questions about sponsorships, please email email@example.com or call 860.278.8008 x 2.