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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Upcoming Events

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TRA Marketplace

Houston: The New Culinary Capital of the South, is our destination for the 2019 TRA Marketplace. You won't want to miss this restaurant business focused event, with plenty of culinary demonstrations, unique vendors, and practical education. Bring your whole team out to celebrate our industry!

East Texas Blog

Big picture: We (ETRA) support high school and college culinary/hospitality students. Not only do we give them money yearly, we also speak in their...
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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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Contact Us

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