The Nebraska Restaurant Association acts as the principal advocate for Nebraska’s hospitality industry and promotes the qualities of strength, unity, and excellence in and of its membership. The association lobbies for restaurateurs on state and federal issues. The association is dedicated to serving Nebraska’s restaurant and retail beverage industries by providing the finest industry education, proactive representation, aggressive industry promotion and the highest quality member benefits.
Nebraska ProStart program helps high school students get a taste for success in an industry hungry for talent. Nebraska ProStart has 50+ high schools with more than 700 students are enrolled. In addition, nearly 125 students have taken part in a 400-hour internship program. Ninety percent of our graduated ProStart students either continue their education or start jobs in the hospitality industry.