Prostart Committee

ProStart Committee

The ProStart Committee serves in an advisory capacity for the Ohio ProStart program. The Committee focuses on increasing industry engagement opportunities with the ProStart schools and students.

Who We Are

Committee Chairman Roy Getz, Top Notch Restaurant Group, LLC.

The remaining Committee members include:

  • > John Barker, ORA
  • > Gary Callicoat, Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern
  • > Doug Fahrenholz, The Wasserstrom Company
  • > Jeff Fix, Avalon Foodservice, Inc.
  • > Roy Getz, Top Notch Restaurant Group, LLC
  • > Bob Himes , A Catered Event
  • > Sam Lindsley, Michael Symon Restaurants
  • > Larry Keane, Sysco
  • > Jason Russo, Gordon Food Service
  • > Jim Sauter, Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern
  • > Marshall Scarborough, Wendy's
  • > Linda Sebok, White Castle
  • > Christopher Shaffery, White Castle
  • > Anita Silva Coil, Bob Evans Restaurants
  • > Patty Halper, ORAEF/Ohio ProStart

Our Mission & Vision

To educate, cultivate and support the future workforce of Ohio’s foodservice and hospitality industry.    

To ignite passion in Ohio’s foodservice and hospitality industry’s current and future workforce for an enriching career that fuels dreams and changes lives.