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

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COVID-19 Resources & Guidance


Labor concerns, SHRM resources, protecting workers from coronavirus

Contracts & Insurance

Contractual concerns, legal questions, and business continuity challenges.

Public Health and Sanitation

Novel coronavirus-fighting products, sanitation guides, infection prevention

TX Restaurant Relief Fund

Texas restaurants & their employees need relief. We're here to give it.

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.

Comfort Food Care Packages: Feed Youth and Families in Need and Stay Open

In partnership with Governor Abbott’s Public Safety Office, the Texas network of Family and Youth Success Programs, and Favor Delivery, the Texas Restaurant Association is supporting a new initiative designed to keep Texas restaurants in the business of making food and providing it to families who need it most. 

Knight Talk: The New Federal Bill

The new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”)is on track to be signed by President Trump in the coming days. This is a comprehensive document with 850 pages of text that will provide some much needed relief for restaurants and their employees. Listen in as Emily Williams Knight, Ed.D., President and CEO of the Texas Restaurant Association as she goes live to review the high-level points of the Act.

Webinar Recap: Texas Workforce Commission Takes Restaurant Owners' Questions

Listen in as the Texas Workforce Commission's employment law attorneys answer questions from restaurant owners about how to manage unemployment claims for their employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

TRA News Now - Coronavirus Update

The impact of Coronavirus or COVID-19 has been swift and staggering, and TRA has been working around the clock to fight for Texas restaurants, and we have some important updates.  

2020 TRA Marketplace

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.

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