What We Do
Promoting and protecting the industry at the local, state and national level.
Answers to your legal, regulatory, and business operations challenges.
Employee development, customized training and required industry certification courses.
A complete library of tools and resources you need to successfully run your business.
Our 23 chapters in Texas connect you to local issues and restaurateurs.
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.
Tonight, from 5-10pm, BJ's Restaurant in Sunset Valley (Austin) will donate 20% of all food/soft drink sales to TRAEF and Texas ProStart.
Today TRA will be testifying on House Bill 2101 (by Rep. Frullo), Food and Beverage Certificate Legislation in the House Licensing Committee.
Over the weekend, 12 high school culinary arts and 12 restaurant management team finalists gathered in San Antonio at St. Philip’s College for the final battle of the Texas ProStart Invitational. Emerging victorious were Rockwall High School (RHS) in Rockwall for the culinary portion of the competition and Porter High School (PHS) in Porter for restaurant management.
The new menu labeling requirements take effect May 5, 2017 - are you ready? What do you need to post? When? And where? Find out in this 2-minute TRA News Now!
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If you are in the market for new equipment, food product, supplies, services and more, visit the TRA Online Buyer's Guide.