February 4-5, 2024

Boston Convention & Exhibition Center

Boston, MA

Jen Almeida

Jen Almeida

Director of Education, Massachusetts Restaurant Association

Jennifer is the Director of Education for the Massachusetts Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.  As the Director of Education, Jennifer works with 40 high schools across the state to assist with the administration of the ProStart Program as well as managing educational offers for those currently in the industry.  She ensures that both students and industry professionals have access to educational opportunities within the hospitality industry including the management of a robust scholarship program.

Jennifer began her career in the restaurant industry while in college and joined the MRA in 2017. She holds a Bachelors of Arts from Bridgewater State University.