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August 02, 2022

ELEVATE - A Menu for Change Framework

ELEVATE - A Menu for Change

To drive positive change in DEI initiatives for enterprises and employees, MFHA created ELEVATE – A Menu for Change – a framework for building successful DEI programs and cultural fluency within the restaurant industry.   

ELEVATE – A Menu for Change works for organizations of all sizes. Each step in the ELEVATE framework reflects actions to be taken by company management to create and foster effective DEI policies and practices. 

How can you develop an effective DEI policy?

Introducing ELEVATE – A Menu for Change Framework 

To drive positive change in DEI initiatives for enterprises and employees, MFHA created ELEVATE – A Menu for Change – a framework for building successful DEI programs and cultural fluency within the restaurant industry.  

ELEVATE – A Menu for Change works for organizations of all sizes. Each step in the ELEVATE framework reflects actions to be taken by company management to create and foster effective DEI policies and practices.

The framework includes tools to help an enterprise assess its current DEI policy, identify stakeholders, and establish a strong foundation for meaningful change to a DEI policy, change that achieves a true culture of inclusion, equity and opportunity.

The ELEVATE framework helps set that foundation by showing how enterprises can foster stakeholder communication, establish goals, and measure success. 

Included: 

  • A step-by-step toolkit showing proven best practices of effective DEI programs 
  • Direct actions management can take to move initiatives forward 
  • Assessment tools to help enterprises identify stakeholders, examine current offerings, and build a foundation for meaningful change 
  • Effective stakeholder communication 
  • Guidelines to establish goals and set success metrics 
  • Guidelines to communicate DEI policies and value to current and prospective employees

ELEVATE is complimentary to all MFHA, Association and EF members and cost $349 for the restaurant industry.

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ELEVATE - A Menu for Change

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