ProStart brings together the industry and the classroom. It gives students a platform to discover new interests and talents to open doors for fulfilling careers. Students participate in a curriculum that includes all facets of the industry, which sets a high standard of excellence for students and the industry.


National ProStart
ProStart is a two year, nationwide program that develops the best and brightest talent into tomorrow’s restaurant and foodservice leaders. ProStart serves 95,000 students at over 1,900 high schools in 48 states, Guam and U.S. military bases. A life changing experience for the students, educators and mentors that make up the program, ProStart trains students academically in the classroom and experientially on the job.

Utah ProStart
While attending high school, students can:

  • Industry
    Learn the basics of the foodservice industry
  • Curriculum
    Learn from a specially designed curriculum that emphasizes real-work experiences
  • Travel
    Travel to a job-site where they can be given opportunities to practice what they have learned
  • Careers
    Have the opportunity to take this two-year program designed to help them toward a promising career in hospitality
  • Skills
    Learn the basic skills of the foodservice industry