TRAEF President's Circle
A skilled workforce is essential to our economy and when industry and education work together, it creates a direct path to employment for Texans. The Texas Restaurant Association and the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation have long recognized the importance of workforce development for our industry. We are heavily invested in supporting educational opportunities for restaurant careers in Texas. Partners have a direct impact on the success of our programs and their ongoing development.
The President’s Circle is an endowment for the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation. Members of the President’s Circle are the Foundation’s highest donors and are fully committed to its sustainability. Endowment gifts are designated for educational programming and workforce development opportunities produced by the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation and that impact tens of thousands of lives each year.
Thank you to our current President's Circle Donors:
Chef Steve DeShazo
Chef Charles Duit
Chef Sharon Van Meter
In Memory of G. Jim Hasslocher
Mary Jane Sampson
Clair and William Hyde, Junior
Greater Austin Chapter - Texas Restaurant Association
Greater Dallas Chapter - Texas Restaurant Association
Rio Grande Valley Chapter - Texas Restaurant Association
San Angelo Chapter - Texas Restaurant Association
East Texas Chapter - Texas Restaurant Association
TRAEF Sustaining Partners
Thousands of students and teachers rely on the educational programs and career initiatives produced by the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation. Partnership support is crucial to these programs. Thank you so much to our current Sustaining Partners for their continued support of the Education Foundation.