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Putting Equity on the Menu: Building an Inclusive Workforce through Apprenticeship
Join the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) in celebrating National Apprenticeship Week with a special webinar on apprenticeship’s role in building a strong and diverse restaurant workforce.
Hosted by the NRAEF’s Restaurant & Hospitality Leadership Center, it will feature speakers including:

Dr. Edward Walden, Director, Professional Advancement, NRAEF
Victoria Cosentino, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Apprenticeship

Maryann Bradley, Human Resources Director, Platinum Dining Group
Jaymeerah Harris, Graduate of the Line Cook Registered Apprenticeship, Platinum Dining Group 
Tara Minamoto, Director of Training & Development, Windsor Court Hotel
LaTasha Mitchell, Equal Employment Opportunity Consultant, NRAEF
Lauren Roberts, CEO, Likewise Investment Group/Watercourse Foods & City, O'City/Make, Believe Bakery
Randee Van Ness, CEO, Skills Academy Vocational Center
Davis Mendoza, Director of Human Resources, B & G Food Enterprises
Andre Howell, Vice President of Operations, Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Alliance
Zymire Wright, Restaurant Manager Apprentice, Embassy Suites Network
Isaiah Talbert, Line Cook Apprentice, JW Marriott New Orleans


Together, they will cover:
• The benefits of apprenticeship for employers – helping them hire, retain, and promote a diverse workforce
• How apprenticeship helps restaurant workers earn certifications and advance their careers
• Best practices for developing an apprenticeship program that is equitable, inclusive, and accessible

Nov 17, 2022 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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