August 23, 2010
Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation Announces Salute to Excellence Awards
The Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation is pleased to announce the following Salute to Excellence winners:
Maxie's Southern Comfort and Blue's Egg, Milwaukee
Waukesha County Technical College, Pewaukee
High School Educator
Sun Prairie High School, Sun Prairie
Ardy & Ed's Drive In, Oshkosh
LoDuca Bros., Inc.
Mentor of the Year
Republic Chophouse, Green Bay
These individuals are being honored for their dedication to foodservice education and commitment to moving the industry forward. They have worked in a variety of roles, in different parts of the state, but they share an enthusiasm and optimism for the future of the restaurant industry.
The Salute to Excellence awards will be presented at the 2010 Celebration of Excellence on Sunday, October 10 at the Sheraton Hotel in Madison. More information on the event is available at www.wirestaurant.org.
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The WRA Education Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that has been in existence since 1987 and is one of the nation’s largest state restaurant association foundations. The WRA EF vision is to advance professionalism through education, scholarships and community involvement to ensure the future success of the foodservice industry.
The ProStart® program, administered by National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC and state restaurant associations, is a college prep, two-year curriculum designed to teach high school students the skills needed for a career in the restaurant and foodservice industry. Students also have the opportunity to participate in paid internships where industry managers mentor them.