NRA Educational Foundation

Support for future foodservice professionals.

Students are the future of our industry’s success – and NAFEM is committed to encouraging them through our endowed scholarship with the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). The scholarship is awarded annually to current student(s) in an established culinary program who show an interest in the equipment and supplies side of the foodservice industry.

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2016 scholarship recipients

Austin January, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Hannah Dinsmore, Johnson & Wales University, Jeffrey Prucha, New England Culinary Institute and Mikayla Riggs, Johnson & Wales University were the 2016 recipients of NAFEM’s academic scholarship in partnership with the NRAEF.

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Upcoming events




NAFEM’s TLC & NDPSC meets at GTI

Des Plaines, IL / Nov. 8, 2018

Gas Technologies Institute (GTI) Lab

The meetings are open to all members and GTI is offering a tour of their facility and nitrogen oxides (NOx) testing capabilities.





The NAFEM Show 2019

Orlando, Florida / Feb. 7-9, 2019

Orange County Convention Center

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CFSP Overview & Exam

Chicago, Illinois / Aug 14-15, 2019

NAFEM Headquarters

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