he 14th annual Kansas ProStart Invitational was held earlier this month in Wichita and hosted 16 high schools from across the state. The Kansas Pork Association supported the event as both an event sponsor and a management judge.
The ProStart Invitational is a premier high school competition focused on restaurant management and culinary arts. It offers students an opportunity to showcase industry skills they learn in the classroom, network with industry leaders and learn the skills necessary for a long-term career.
The first place teams in the culinary and management competitions earn the right to represent Kansas at the National ProStart Invitational in Dallas, Texas, from April 29 through May 1.
The Kansas ProStart Invitational is a highlight of the Restaurant Management Program curriculum sponsored by the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association Educational Foundation.
Winners of the 2016 Kansas ProStart Invitational:
Fourth Place: Garden City High School
Fourth Place: Eudora High School
Fourth Place: Wichita Southeast High School – Kendra