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Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace partners with Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show

As the landmark 80th TRA Marketplace approaches July 9-10 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, an exciting new partnership has been forged with the renowned Nightclub & Bar Show, a division of Questex LLC.  For over 30 years, Nightclub & Bar Show has been  the nation’s most influential gathering of bar, nightlife, hospitality and beverage professionals.

New TFER Sign Requirement

A little known provision was added to the new 2015 Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER) requiring all food establishments to conspicuously posting a sign informing customers that the establishment’s most recent health inspection report is available upon request. The rule allows the local health department to come up with a different way of allowing food establishments to inform its customers about the availability of health inspection reports. While this rule is new, it appears that some TRA members are reporting that local health departments are using the posted signs as the preferred method to inform consumers of the availability of health inspection reports. Local health departments are beginning to enforce this rule through the inspection process.

GAME ON makes history for TRAEF!

In a history-making move, the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation (TRAEF) partnered with TOPGOLF for the first time to host a simultaneous, four-city golf competition, raising over $55,000 for TRAEF programs and initiatives.

Local Rules and Regulations - TRA is advocating for you!

This week we focus on “local” because local rules and regulations can sometimes be burdensome.

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