While classroom experience is necessary to learn the foundational culinary and management skills, nothing beats real-life experience gained by working in the industry. ProStart® students learn how to be an industry professional through hands-on work under the direction of a mentor. Mentors help students make the connection between their present performance and their future career.
During mentored work experiences, ProStart students master the skills that industry experts identified as critical to success, such as:
Students also learn the importance of arriving on time prepared for work, teamwork and accountability.