National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

National Restaurant Association

As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) mission of service to the public is dedicated to enhancing the industry’s training and education, career development and community engagement efforts. The NRAEF and its programs work to Attract, Empower and Advance today’s and tomorrow’s restaurant and foodservice workforce.

NRAEF programs include:

Workforce boards are critical to the successful implementation of the Hospitality Sector Registered Apprenticeship – the first-ever earn-while-you-learn management apprenticeship program created for the nation’s restaurant, foodservice and lodging industry. With support from workforce boards, apprentices will have access to training, educational resources and employer funding to pursue careers in the restaurant industry. To learn more about how you can get involved, visit

Click here to learn more about the Hospitality Sector Registered Apprenticeship.

Contact: Gordon Lambourne, VP Communications

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