Tuesday, November 24, 2009

ProStart students to intern with Guy Fieri

The Illinois Restaurant Association (IRA) has selected ProStart students from Simeon Career Academy and Tilden Career Community Academy High School to intern with Food Network star Guy Fieri at the Dec. 3 Rosemont, Ill. stop of "The Guy Fieri Roadshow," a tour celebrating food and rock 'n' roll.

The students will work with Fieri's team to help prep food before the show and be on hand behind the scenes to help during the show. The IRA selected the participating students based on their talent and commitment to the restaurant industry.

"We are thrilled to have two Chicago Public Schools take part in The Guy Fieri Roadshow and represent our state’s ProStart program on such a prominent stage," said Sheila O’Grady, president of the IRA, in a statement. "This is a great opportunity for the CPS students, and we are grateful to Guy Fieri and the Food Network for their support in developing the future stars of Illinois' restaurant industry."

For more information, visit www.guyfieri.com.