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​Our 23 chapters in Texas connect you to local issues and restaurateurs.

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Resources & Guidance

Free Employee Training

In partnership with TWC, your employees can get necessary certifications at no cost.

Texas Restaurant Promise

A social contract between restaurant owners, their staff, and guests regarding COVID-19.

Buy Gift Cards from Restaurants

Support local restaurants and give the gift of food!

Coronavirus Guidance Resources

The latest resources for restaurants navigating operations during a pandemic.

Find Your Local Chapter

​Our 23 chapters in Texas connect you to local issues and restaurateurs.

See All Chapters

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About TRA

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 Texas Restaurant Association and the Restaurant Law Center File Lawsuit Against Biden Administration’s Tip Credit Regulation

Lawsuit follows 80/20 Tip Credit Rule Change Set to Take Effect at the End of the Month

Restaurants Have the Gifts Texans Need for Small Business Saturday

Gift cards and other restaurant gifts provide a unique opportunity to support local businesses and share a piece of Texas hospitality.

2021 TRA Gift Guide

Treat your foodie loved ones to gifts straight from Texas restaurants!

Texas Restaurants Serve New Business Models and Technologies During the Pandemic

From the initial pivot of how to keep business coming in the door, to how to keep customers and employees safe, to how to recruit and retain employees during uncertainty, it’s time to invest in our future. It’s time to make permanent changes based on what we’ve learned serving customers during the pandemic.

Featured Resources

Online Buyer's Guide

​If you are in the market for new equipment, food product, supplies, services and more, visit the TRA Online Buyer's Guide.

​Employee Benefits

​Exclusive health care pricing and solutions for members through United Healthcare.

​Required Employee Training & Certification

Discounts on alcohol seller/server, food handler, and food manager training