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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.

TRA News Now - Alcohol Delivery

There's a new law that everyone's talking about that the Texas Restaurant Association helped pass earlier this year (SB 1450). Texas restaurants with mixed beverage permits now have the opportunity to deliver alcohol with food.

Federal Updates - Tip Pooling and ADA Website Case

DOL Issues Tip Pooling Rule; SCOTUS Declines to Hear ADA Website Case

New Strategic Partnership Saves Money for Texas Restaurants

TRA partners with Dining Alliance / Buyers Edge Platform to delivery Texas restaurants automatic financial benefits on a variety of purchases.

Stop paying more in taxes! This one credit provides substantial savings.

About $1 billion in tax credits are claimed each year under the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) program. Sadly, many restaurants and lodging businesses are unaware of the program or simply don’t take advantage of it.

2019 Southern Smoke Festival

The Southern Smoke Foundation is hosting its fifth annual Southern Smoke festival on Sunday, October 6, from 4-8 pm.


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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