Eau Claire school district Administration Building

Eau Claire school district Administration Building, 500 Main St.

The West Wisconsin Chapter of the Wisconsin Restaurant Association on Monday will donate $4,000 to Eau Claire North High School and $4,000 to Eau Claire Memorial High School to aid their culinary programs.

Donated funds are intended to help the school's culinary departments purchase equipment for expansions of their programs.

The chapter also is donating $4,000 to the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Education Foundation’s ProStart program, which is a food-service industry curriculum and mentoring program that is used in many high schools around the state, including the Eau Claire schools.