The California Hotel & Lodging Hospitality Foundation is the result of the two largest supporters of hospitality education & scholarship awards in the state – Hotel & Restaurant Foundation (HARF) and California Hotel & Lodging Association Education Foundation, joining forces to support the future of the lodging industry of California.

Stay tuned as we update our website and provide more information on what the new foundation has planned.


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HARF scholarships distinguish students and offer a unique career advantage.


HARF scholarships are merit-based financial accolades that award emerging leaders in California’s hospitality industry.


HARF is based in San Francisco, California, but offers scholarships to students throughout the state.

The Alice Statler Library is a resource for students entering the culinary world.

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Have what it takes to excel in the hospitality and restaurant industry?

Apply for a HARF scholarship today!

Career Opportunities with HARF Partners

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Hospitality & Restaurant Foundation

nurturing the future leaders of the hospitality industry
…because Hospitality is way of life…