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"Building a high quality workforce for West Virginia's hospitality industry through education and training."

WVHEAT supports programs in West Virginia public schools to help young people get an early start on a great career. Additionally, WVHEAT has developed and offers professionally delivered training programs statewide to hospitality industry employers and organizations.


  • West Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association Educational Foundation
  • West Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association
  • National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
  • American Hotel & Lodging Association


  • Kanawha Valley American Culinary Federation
  • Collaborative for 21st Century Appalachia