Ohio FCCLA Culinary skill events (Culinary Team Event, Dining Room Attendant, Garde Manger Tray, Pastry Arts), procedures and rating sheets, task force minutes and professional development activities.
Hospitality and Tourism: Technical and professional level careers in the management, marketing and operations of restaurants and other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events, transportation and travel-related services
The International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP) is a worldwide forum for the development and exchange of information, knowledge, and inspiration within the professional food and beverage community. With nearly 3,000 members from more than 32 countries, this organization of creative and talented professionals is engaged in and committed to excellence in the food industry.
The Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA) is the leading not-for-profit business trade association committed solely to furthering Ohio's foodservice industry. Founded in 1920, the ORA is backed with more than 90 years of industry experience. Through our commitment, experience and expertise, the ORA is dedicated to representation, education, assistance and promotion of Ohio's foodservice industry. This is why more than 2,400 companies, representing 5,000 locations in Ohio, invest in ORA membership.
Participating ProStart Schools: To locate a participating ProStart High School, please select from the school list below. You will be directly connected to the school's web site. For inquiries about the ProStart program, please contact the Education Foundation at 877-442-9374.
Many of our ProStart schools compete at state and national events throughout the school year. Several of our ProStart schools have placed in top rankings for both culinary and management ProStart competitions.
Cafe Meeting Place The Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ) was founded in 2002 to serve as a link between the foodservice industry and the culinary/baking/pastry classroom. Today CAFÉ offers a wide range of resources to foodservice educators on its website, its on-line magazine, and it annual conference and workshop schedule of professional development offerings around the U.S.