What We Do
Promoting and protecting the industry at the local, state and national level.
Answers to your legal, regulatory, and business operations challenges.
Employee development, customized training and required industry certification courses.
A complete library of tools and resources you need to successfully run your business.
Our 23 chapters in Texas connect you to local issues and restaurateurs.
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.
The new menu labeling requirements take effect May 5, 2017 - are you ready? What do you need to post? When? And where? Find out in this 2-minute TRA News Now!
The action heats up as 24 teams -- battle it out at the 2017 Texas ProStart Invitational State Finals this Friday and Saturday, March 24-25 at St. Philip’s College, 1801 Martin Luther King Drive in San Antonio, hosted by the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation.
During a restaurant industry meetup at SXSW, Sampling the Restaurant Climate, TRA discussed the issue of recruiting and retaining employees. Led by Tom Thornton of Austin Food and Wine Alliance and Kristi Willis, a local restaurant and food writer.
This 2-minute TRA News Now provides the latest government relations update - find out what's happening at the state and local level and how TRA and local chapters throughout the state are protecting and advocating for restaurants.
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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.