​About

Established in 1994 by the Texas Restaurant Association, the TRA Education Foundation is a 501c3 non-profit organization focused on providing the necessary resources to help restaurateurs confront educational and labor challenges with the latest innovations in education, technology, and training.

The Foundation's mission is to provide opportunities for restaurant careers in Texas. The organization's flagship program is Texas ProStart, an industry-based, two-year high school culinary arts and restaurant management curriculum.

Texas ProStart is currently in 240+ Texas high schools, reaching over 25,000 students annually.