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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.

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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.

The November Issue of Restaurantville is Here!

Just in time for the holidays, we bring you the November issue of Restaurantville!

Settle in and read about California making waves with a new law that affects kids' meals in restaurants, along with Dallas' innovative kids teaching kids program. Did you know that more than 38,000 Dallas-area kids are snacking healthier because of Texas ProStart students?

Get the latest insights from TRA President, Jimmy Hasslocher and TRAEF Chairwoman, Jessica Delgado.

Need help shopping for the special foodie in your life? Check out our handy Texas restaurant gift guide - curated by TRA staff. Plus, find out how you can save money through a new energy program called Bright Kitchen Power!

TRA Holiday Restaurant Gift Guide! Staff picks!

This holiday season treat the food lover in your life to something extra special - directly from Texas restaurants! Take a look at our handy gift guide that showcases just a sampling of the creative stocking stuffers and foodie gifts available. From cookbooks to T-shirts to cozy pajama pants - you can find all the restaurant swag you need. Browse these online stores and put a smile on someone's face this holiday season. Happy Holidays and Happy shopping!

TRA News Now - Midterm Election Results

TRA and the TRA Political Action Committee have been very involved in the Texas elections and closely monitoring the federal elections. The makeup of the new Texas House of Representatives, Texas Senate, and the US House of Representatives and Senate, will have a big impact on restaurants and businesses on the issues of employment law, taxes, immigration, healthcare, business regulations, minimum wage, and a host of other issues.

TRA News Now - Charitable Donations

Holiday season is around the corner and restaurants do a lot of catering and special events, often creating a lot of leftovers – both on the table and in the pantry. Did you know that changes to the Tax Code in 2016 now allow for greater food donations and charitable deductions for restaurants?

Fall Cookout

Save the date to the GHRA 2018 Annual Fall Cookout! Join your restaurant industry friends as they gather for the annual Fall Cookout event.

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