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Texas ProStart Invitational

High school students enrolled in the Texas ProStart program compete in either the culinary or restaurant management category at this annual competition each spring.

2015 Competition Schedule


January 23-24, 2015   |  Hurst Conference Center, Hurst

Competition Results

List of High Schools Competing

Hurst Hotel Information 

February 20-21, 2015  |  Lonestar Convention & Expo Center, Conroe  

List of High Schools Competing

Conroe Hotel Information

State Finals

March 27-28, 2015  |  Waco Convention Center, Waco

Waco Hotel Information

National ProStart Invitational 

April 18-20, 2015  |  Disneyland® Hotel, Anaheim, CA

Competition Resources

DOWNLOAD all of the resources teams already registered to compete in this year's competition need to prepare for the event.

Note: All competition spots for 2015 have been filled. However, we occasionally have schools drop out so if you would like to be placed on a waiting list please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You will be contacted by TRAEF staff regarding your secured spot in the competition.

Competition Format

Day 1  |  1–5pm
Culinary teams begin competition with Product Check-in. Product will stay at the competition site in a secured, climate-controlled area. Management teams check in display boards and other materials.

Day 2  |  All Day
Culinary competition begins. Management teams begin verbal presentations.

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Photos from Competion Events 

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Thank you to our partners for their generous support!

Title Partner
Culinary Partner Management Partner
benekeith ecolab

Major Partner
Supporting Partners
autochlor lesdames tx-beef-council


Interested in Partnership Opportunities?
Contact Steph Smith, Manager, Corporate Partnerships via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 800-395-2872.