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Military Partnership

We support servicemen and women, veterans, and their spouses through the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation's military program. The foundation provides career training and counseling and supports military hospitality programs.

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Veterans in the Industry

At least 250,000 veterans work in the restaurant industry.

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Armed Forces Forum for Culinary Excellence

Each year, the National Restaurant Association Military Foundation hosts the Armed Forces Forum for Culinary Excellence at the Culinary Institute of America-Greystone in St. Helena, Calif.

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Military Partnership

Our long-standing relationship with the military has grown from helping improve on-base foodservice to providing fulfilling career paths.


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Contact Alyssa Prince at (202) 973-3679 to sponsor the Hennessy/Hill awards and Armed Forces Forum for Culinary Excellence.

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Armed Forces Foodservice Awards

National Restaurant Association Military Foundation recognizes excellence in foodservice at the Armed Forces Foodservice Awards during the NRA Show.

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