ARAEF Events

You Are Cordially Invited: The Taste of Elegance Culinary Competition & Dinner

Come taste the region's most innovative pork dishes prepared by some of the Valley's most talented Chefs.

Monday, October 23, 2017
6:30-8:30 PM

East Valley Institute of Technology
1601 West Main Street
Mesa, Arizona 85201

Tickets $20 | RSVP to


Chip in for Education Golf Classic & Gala

Be a part of the second annual “Chip in for Education Golf Classic.” This event will benefit the Arizona Restaurant Association Education Foundation (ARAEF), which supports the ProStart program. ProStart is a nationally accredited, industry-driven culinary arts and restaurant management program that provides real-life experience opportunities and builds practical skills and a foundation that will last a lifetime.

Spend the day mingling with restaurants, industry partners and friends of the restaurant community. Unique food, wine and beverage stations along with interactive foodservice vendors are positioned throughout the course. The tournament concludes with a helicopter ball drop dinner and an awards ceremony.

Stay tuned for details surrounding the 2018 golf classic & gala.

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