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ProStart students make the news

High school culinary and management students continue to make the news in the run-up to the National ProStart Invitational.

In Chicago, students from Marengo High School prepared chicken piccata, the dish that earned them first place in the Illinois ProStart Invitational, on WGN's "Lunchbreak."

Wendi Safstrom, vice president, educational programs, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, discussed the upcoming national competition and the ProStart program. The students explained how to make chicken piccata and discussed their dreams for restaurant industry careers.

In Dallas, students from Allen High School were featured on the local NBC affiliate. The April 14 segment showed the students practicing for the ProStart Invitational and included interviews with the students, their teacher and a Texas Restaurant Association representative.

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