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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.
It was a fiery competition at the 2020 Texas ProStart Invitational Competition over the weekend at Collin College - Preston Ridge Campus in Frisco, Texas. The first of the two regional Texas ProStart competitions, twelve teams came out on top and will advance to the state finals, to be held at St. Phillip’s College in San Antonio, Saturday March 28, for the chance to represent the Lone Star State at the National ProStart Invitational.
(FRISCO, TX) – This weekend, 20 schools from the north Texas region will compete in ProStart, an elite culinary and management competition, including the reigning national champions from 2019.
While most restaurant employees know that service animals are allowed to accompany their owners in the public areas of restaurants, if a customer with no apparent disability enters a restaurant with a service dog, questions and confusion can arise. A lack of awareness and not knowing the law as it relates to service animals can lead to misunderstandings, angry customers, bad publicity and at very worst - potential lawsuits. Find out more about your rights and responsibilities in our latest TRA News Now.
With Valentine’s Day approaching, love is in the air. But if you’re not in love with your point of sale (POS) because it’s unreliable and hard to deal with, it’s time for a change. Breaking up with your POS doesn’t have to be messy. Look for these telltale signs that you and your POS are no longer compatible.
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