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Delaware ProStart® Student Invitational (DPSI)

ProStart® students from high schools across Delaware will meet in Wilmington, Delaware at the Chase Center on Thursday, March 17th, 2022 for the 9th Annual Delaware ProStart® Student Invitational. Hosted by the
Delaware Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (DRAEF), the statewide competition will feature culinary and management teams. Teams will compete for state honors, the chance to represent Delaware at the National Student Invitational, and over $2 million in available scholarships to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

Cheer on over 100 ProStart Students at this year’s competition! 

Open to the public, spectators, and media at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington.

8 am:  Opening Remarks

8 am – 3 pm:  Ongoing Culinary & Management Competitions

3 pm: Award Ceremony and then a photo session with winning teams immediately following (media and press/photographers invited to attend!)

Check out our Facebook page for more event details and pictures!

Want to learn about our sponsorship opportunities for this awesome community and educational event?

View our full sponsorship packet here.

Ready to support? CLICK HERE to register as an exhibitor or event sponsor today!

Be the one the one to make a difference in the lives our our students!

For information on the Delaware ProStart Program or competition,

contact Raelynn Grogan at (302)738-2545 or raelynn@delawarerestaurant.org.