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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. Restaurant employers value the skills veterans develop during their military service.

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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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Contact Alyssa Prince to sponsor the Armed Forces Foodservice Awards and Armed Forces Forum for Culinary Excellence.

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Armed Forces Foodservice Awards

Our Armed Forces Foodservice Awards during the National Restaurant Association Show recognize excellence in military foodservice operations.

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