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Episode 93
November 13, 2023

Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week with Conrad Chura

Guest Speakers:
  • Conrad Chura
For National Apprenticeship Week, Karly is joined by Conrad Chura, owner and founder of Wakin Bakin in Louisiana, to discuss the value of apprenticeship in the restaurant industry. In this episode, Conrad shares his experience with the challenges in workforce development, the benefits of the apprenticeship program for small businesses, and an inside look at serving as a restaurant apprenticeship employer.

(01:40) – Introducing Conrad Chura
(03:21) – Giving employees with limited experience a chance
(05:20) – Becoming a restaurant apprenticeship employer
(07:52) – Apprenticing in the restaurant industry
(10:46) – The value of apprenticeship
(14:51) – Witnessing growth
(18:07) – Adding tools to your toolbox

To learn more about the National Restaurant Association’s Educational Foundation training and apprenticeship programs, visit chooserestaurants.org/programs.

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The views expressed in this podcast are solely those of the speaker and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the National Restaurant Association (Association) and its affiliates. The Association does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy or suitability of any information offered. Listeners are encouraged to do their own research and consider the applicability and suitability of the information provided for their own individual circumstances.
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