East Texas

The East Texas Restaurant Association is dedicated to serving East Texas by promoting a thriving local food & beverage industry. Through educational funding, extensive networking, and local advocacy ETRA seeks to fuel the community to make a better food and beverage industry and a better tomorrow. Get involved today!

President: Lloyd Nichols, The Diner

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TRA Marketplace

For the first time in more than 30 years, we're bringing TRA Marketplace back to San Antonio! This conference and trade show will dazzle visitors with stunning and interactive displays, state of the science products and equipment, cutting edge technology and the latest news, trends and advice from dynamic industry leaders.

East Texas Blog

The East Texas Restaurant Association(ETRA) recently welcomed four new members to the board and are excited to see how much they are going to bring...
Lloyd Nichols, the owner and operator of The Diner in Tyler, TX became the East Texas Restaurant Association’s president as of January 1, 2018. Lloyd...
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​TRA Online Buyer's Guide

​Looking for new products, equipment or services? Start with this great, easy to use resource!

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.

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David Waddell, TRA Chapter Development
P.O. Box 1429, Austin, Texas 78767
Email | 800.395.2872