WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES & PARTNERS

As an ORA member, you can easily locate programs around the state that will help you and your employees. These partners also provide additional educational offerings and opportunities for growth.

Census Bureau

The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.


Kent State University

Offers 4-year hospitality program.


Restaurant Startup & Growth Magazine

Restaurant Startup & Growth targets new restaurant owners with practical, down-to-earth editorial.


Ohio ProStart

The ProStart® program was developed to increase the quality and employability of today's high school restaurant-management and culinary arts graduates to become tomorrow’s food service industry workforce. 


University of Akron

Offers 4-year hospitality program.

Columbus State Community College

Offers 2-year restaurant management, chef apprentice and dietetic programs.


National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation


Sinclair Community College

Offers 2-year restaurant management and dietetic programs.


The Ohio State University

Offers 4-year hospitality program.


Youngstown State University

Offers 4-year hospitality program.