About Chart

The Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) is a non-profit association of hospitality training and development and human resources professionals representing restaurant, foodservice, and lodging operators. Industry segments include quick service, fast casual, full service, fine dining, hotels, resorts, clubs, colleges and universities, casinos, cruise ships, senior living, and convenience stores. This vibrant group comes together to develop their skills and connect with others to share effective training practices.


We are visionary trainers transforming hospitality!


The Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) develops hospitality professionals to improve performance through access to networks, education, and resources.

Guiding Principles

Key Strategies

CHART develops trainers, improves performance, and advances hospitality industry training through seven key strategies: