RumChata Foundation & Illinois Restaurant Association Scholarship Program

September 16, 2016

RumChata Foundation & Illinois Restaurant Association Scholarship Program

The RumChata Foundation partnered with the Illinois Restaurant Association Education Foundation to award $16,000 in scholarships to college upperclassmen and women studying the culinary arts.

The six winners received scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $4,000 to help them continue their education and hone their skills as they prepare to graduate to a career in the restaurant and hospitality industry.  Submissions were judged by a panel of restaurant industry professionals and chefs.

Recipients were selected based on their current achievements, goals and exemplifying the RumChata Foundation’s mission of celebrating the passion and drive