ProStart 1

ProStart 1

The ProStart Pathway is a high school hospitality education program in partnership with the Colorado Restaurant Association and the Colorado Hotel & Lodging Association. ProStart is a 2-year foodservice/hospitality management and business entrepreneurship curriculum for Juniors and Seniors, accompanied by 1 year of prerequisite courses in Food and Nutrition for Today I/II. ProStart is a nationally certified education program of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. ProStart is a competency-based study of food preparation, lodging, customer service and business management coupled with 400 hours of industry-mentored paid work internships in a broad spectrum of operations. Students who successfully complete the ProStart Pathway of courses have access to opportunities for scholarships and high-demand employment opportunities. Courses are available to students in grades 10 – 12. ProStart and Food and Nutrition for Today I/II include heavy emphasis on integration of academics including science, mathematics and language arts. Food and Nutrition for Today I and II both have transcribed Science credit available that meet graduation requirements. Please see individual Program Planning Guides for specific credits available in individual courses. Students may earn a National ProStart Certificate by obtaining 400 hours in the industry, completing at least 50 of 72 required workplace competencies, earning a 70% or higher on year 1 and year 2 National ProStart exams and maintaining a ‘C’ average in the courses. Students have the opportunity to earn up to 15 college credits with a ProStart National certification. Due to high demand and expected enrollment, students must complete an application process in order to register in ProStart Pathway courses.

HCF1203 Pro Start 1

Credit: 1.0

Grade: 11, 12

Term: 2 Semesters

Prerequisite: Teacher Approval