TRA Education Foundation

It is the mission of the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation to provide educational opportunities to build and maintain a strong professional foodservice workforce in Texas.

“ The Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation is the go-to educational resource for the restaurant industry in the great state of Texas. We exist to serve the industry. We accomplish this by investing and providing educational resources and successful foodservice industry tools to our TRA members, high school and college students, faculty, restaurant owners and operators. ”

— Former TRA Education Foundation Chairman, Roger M. Kaplan, Founder, Restaurant Innovations, Dallas

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Thousands of students rely on the programs and career initiatives produced by the TRAEF. Partnership support is crucial to these programs. Thank you so much to our current Sustaining Partners for their continued support of the Education Foundation.

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