ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Hospitality Industry Education Foundation and the New Mexico Restaurant Association will be hosting the 19th annual New Mexico ProStart Invitational Monday in Albuquerque.

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The event will be hosting more than 75 top ProStart students from across the state to demonstrate leadership in culinary and management. Students have a shot at winning a share of $1 million in scholarships. The first place winner will be crowned state champions and will head to the National ProStart Invitational in Washington D.C. this summer.