Workforce Development Resources & Partners

As an ORA member, you can easily locate programs around the state that will help you and your employees. These partners also provide additional educational offerings and opportunities for growth.

Census Bureau
The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.

Columbus State Community College
Offers 2-year restaurant management, chef apprentice and dietetic programs.

Restaurant Startup & Growth Magazine
Restaurant Startup & Growth targets new restaurant owners with practical, down-to-earth editorial.

Sinclair Community College
Offers 2-year restaurant management and dietetic programs.

Ohio ProStart
The ProStart® program was developed to increase the quality and employability of today's high school restaurant-management and culinary arts graduates.

The Ohio State University
Offers 4-year hospitality program.

University of Akron
Offers 4-year hospitality program.

Youngstown State University
Offers 4-year hospitality program.