Resources Available for ProStart Educators
PRLA Student Membership
National Restaurant Association:
ServSafe Free Resources & Training: check out their site to see what is available
Thank you for being a part of the ProStart® community! ProStart educators help build the future leaders of the restaurant and foodservice industry. Below you will find Pennsylvania-specific ProStart resources and information. The National Restaurant Association Education Foundation website gives educators, students, parents, and coordinators a place to find information about the ProStart® program on a national level.
2020/2021 School Year Resources
PA ProStart Invitational 2021 (Virtual)
The Pennsylvania ProStart Competition will be conducted virtually in 2021. See the eligibility, rules, and registration form below.
ProStart National Certificate of Achievement
The ProStart National Certificate of Achievement (COA) is an industry-recognized certificate that signifies a solid foundation in the basic management and culinary skills considered critical to success by industry leaders. ProStart students are eligible to earn their COA after passing “The Foundations of Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts” Level 1 and Level 2 exams, documenting 400 hours of work experience, and demonstrating proficiency on more than 50 workplace competencies. By earning the COA, students gain access to national and statewide articulation agreements and scholarship opportunities. Information on the COA, and step-by-step instructions on how your students may earn it are linked below.
Certificate of Achievement Forms