Educational Institutions

Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation

  • Columbia, MD
  • www.ramef.org

Mission Statement

The Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation (RAMEF), formally know as The Maryland Hospitality Education Foundation, serves as the preferred source of education, training, resources and research for Maryland’s hospitality industry. RAMEF is the educational arm of the Restaurant Association of Maryland and has the mission of Improving the Hospitality Industry through Education. RAMEF pursues its mission three ways - Professional Development for those currently working in the industry, Workforce Development for the future by encouraging young people to pursue careers in the hospitality industry and through Scholarship Programs helping people pursue higher education in hospitality & foodservice management and culinary arts.

Service Areas

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Maryland

Maryland

ruling year

1994

CEO and President

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Mr. Marshall Weston Jr.

Executive Director

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Ms. LaDeana Wentzel

Keywords

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Education, Food Safety, Mentoring, School-to-Career, Alcohol Awareness, Hospitality, Award, Restaurant, Job Bank, ProStart, Restaurant, Chefs, Managers

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EIN

52-1881151

 Number

3823251475

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Management & Technical Assistance (B02)

Vocational Technical (B30)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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Professional Development – raising the level of education of those already in the industry ♦ ServSafe® Food Manager’s certification ♦ Maryland’s BEST responsible alcohol service certification ♦ HACCP plan workshops and assistance ♦ Manager Training ♦ SmartStaff® food safety training ♦ Books, Videos and other training materials for the hospitality industry Workforce Development – providing opportunities for young people to pursue hospitality careers and their dreams of “owning their own restaurant” or becoming the next “top chef”. ♦ ProStart® Program – a culinary arts and hospitality management curriculum currently used in 82 Maryland High schools with over 5,000 students in the program each year. Most recently at the 2013 National ProStart Invitational, a highschool culinary/management competition, the culinary team from Maryland took 3rd in the nation! ♦ Maryland ProStart Student Invitational – state-wide team culinary and hospitality management competition for high school students in the ProStart program. Students compete for scholarships and the right to represent the state of Maryland at the National ProStart Invitational. ♦ ProStart teacher training – increasing the level of education of teachers so that these skills can be passed along to their students. ♦ Mentor and Guest Speaker programs – industry professionals and employees work with high schools students and teachers to give them the “real world” perspective of the hospitality industry. ♦ Educating parents, teachers and other school administrators about the opportunities in the hospitality industry and how it is a legitimate career option. Scholarship Programs – helping people meet the financial needs of higher education and their ongoing professional development. ♦ Marcia S Harris Legacy Fund ♦ Letitia B Carter Scholarship Fund (for students, teachers and industry professionals) ♦ Co-branded Scholarships in conjunction with the National Restaurant Association ♦ Chef Mimmo Cricchio ProStart Student of the Year scholarship ♦ Maryland ProStart Student Invitational scholarship pool

Service Areas

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Maryland

Maryland

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Financials

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RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION OF MARYLAND EDUCATION FOUNDATION INC
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Restaurant Association of Maryland Education Foundation

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CEO and President

Mr. Marshall Weston Jr.

Executive Director

Ms. LaDeana Wentzel

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mary Ellen Mason

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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