COVID-19 Resources & Guidance
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Participating restaurants offer CFCPs for patrons to purchase on behalf of those in need.
To ensure everyone’s safety as we welcome you back into our dining rooms, we ask that we make some promises to each other.
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Invest in your business and this industry by joining TRA. Through our restaurant membership we help our members build customer loyalty, rewarding careers and financial success. Whether you are an industry veteran, or new business owner, TRA has the resources you need to succeed.
As a busy restaurant operator, think of TRA's restaurant membership as your trusted advisor and resource when navigating your business. We can provide legal resources, training and certification for you and your staff, advocacy representation, operations support, and community engagement as part of your membership. There is strength in numbers – joining the TRA pledges your support to the foodservice and restaurant industry.
Restaurant dining rooms are starting to reopen after months of closure due to a pandemic, but many guests are hesitant to return. More than 50% of people in a recent Dataessential’s industry survey said they would not be comfortable with on-premise dining once the pandemic improves and social distancing is eased.
The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) thanks Governor Abbott for implementing the consensus proposal we developed with our partners in every tier of the distilled spirits business to add mixed drinks to the alcohol to-go waiver.
Each day, the restaurant industry’s 15+ million employees serve customers across the country. They are trained and skilled in great service and safe food preparation. The more than 1 million restaurants in the U.S. are open and ready to welcome customers.
Texas Restaurant Association Launches COVID-19 Health & Safety Training Certification and Restaurant Verification Program
Expansion of the Texas Restaurant Promise in partnership with Dallas College and A Closer Look prepares service staff while building customer trust.
TRA Marketplace is the Texas Restaurant Association's annual restaurant and foodservice show. The largest of its kind in the Southwest, it is backed by TRA’s 80 years of industry leadership, and is as bold, unique and packed with opportunity as the Lone Star state itself.
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If you are in the market for new equipment, food product, supplies, services and more, visit the TRA Online Buyer's Guide.