The Restaurant Youth Registered Apprenticeship Program
Episode 6914th November 2022 • Order Up • National Restaurant Association
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This week on Order Up, Karly is joined by ProStart educator Scott Cave and RYRA program alumni Jaymeerah Harris and James Henry to provide insider perspectives on the Restaurant Youth Registered Apprenticeship program. The program connects young people to apprenticeship opportunities within the hospitality industry. In this episode, hear from the program's inaugural participants, their successes in the industry thus far, and the future of RYRA.

  • (0:54) – Restaurant Youth Registered Apprenticeship 
  • (3:04) – Being a ProStart educator
  • (4:47) – Piloting RYRA
  • (6:46) – Hearing from program alumni
  • (10:53) – Deciding to participate in RYRA
  • (15:28) – Looking to the future

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