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Find Your Local Chapter

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

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Preview of Texas Legislative Session

The 85th Texas Legislature has begun and we have your preview in this TRA News Now. From property tax relief to business regulations - we've got our finger on the pulse of the Texas Capitol.

Turn up the heat! Have fun while making a difference at the 2017 Texas ProStart Invitational Competition

This year, approximately 50 Texas high schools are sending 68 teams to compete at the first of two regional Texas ProStart Invitational competitions. The first competition will be held on Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28 at Collin County College, Preston Ridge Conference Center, 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco.

Employer Do's & Don'ts

It’s the season for holiday hiring and to help avoid legal or financial quagmires, we have some employer do’s and don’ts in our latest TRA News Now.

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.

2017 Legislative Affairs Conference

Join fellow restaurateurs for TRA’s bi-annual Legislative Affairs Conference.

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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