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

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What We Do for Your Industry

Advocacy

Promoting and protecting the industry at the local, state and national level.

Legal Support & Compliance

Answers to your legal, regulatory, and business operations challenges.

​Education & Training

Employee development, customized training and required industry certification courses.

Job Board

Here you'll find all sorts of industry jobs - FOH, BOH, salary, education, and vendors! Add your jobs for free as a TRA Member.

Find Your Local Chapter

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

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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.

Judge Blocks San Antonio PSL Ordinance

A San Antonio district judge has granted a temporary injunction on the San Antonio Sick and Safe Law which prevents the ordinance from taking effect on Dec. 1, 2019. The judge has asked the parties to prepare for a trial on the merits of the ordinance to be held in the near future.

TRA News Now - Creating a Harassment-Free Workplace

Workplace harassment is a serious problem - and on the rise. Employers have one basic obligation to their workers - to provide a safe, working environment, free from discrimination and harassment. Failure to address the issue can not only affect the health and well-being of your employees, but can also to lead to potential litigation and serious financial repercussions. 

Ultimate Restaurant Culture Workshop

Matthew Mabel of Surrender spoke at the 2019 TRA Marketplace about defining and honing your restaurant’s culture.

Remarkable Marketing For 2020 and Beyond

At TRA Marketplace 2019, marketing gurus Kamal Heikal of Ben E. Keith, Linda Veatch of Fuzzy’s Taco, Rachel Lewis of Hometown Social, and Thomas Nguyen of Peli Peli got together to have a discussion about successful marketing tactics for restaurants. They recommended a few key pieces of advice for restaurateurs looking to step up their marketing game.

Membership Mingle

The GHRA Membership Mingle provide a comfortable environment for our members to mix and mingle… and drink a cocktail or two. Typically held in happy-hour format, membership socials provide an opportunity to network to expand your professional contacts. Find out about upcoming events, membership benefits, and industry update.


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 with promo code TXMEMBER

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