TRF Sustaining Partners

TRF President's Circle

A skilled workforce is essential to our economy and when industry and education work together, it creates a direct path to employment for Texans. The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) and the Texas Restaurant Foundation (TRF) have long recognized the importance of workforce development for our industry. We are heavily invested in supporting educational opportunities for restaurant careers in Texas. Partners have a direct impact on the success of our programs and their ongoing development.

The President’s Circle is an endowment for the Texas Restaurant Foundation. Members of the President’s Circle are the Foundation’s highest donors and are fully committed to its sustainability. Endowment gifts are designated for educational programming and workforce development opportunities produced by the Texas Restaurant Foundation and that impact tens of thousands of lives each year.

Thank you to our current President's Circle Donors:

Greater Austin Chapter, TRA
Rio Grande Valley Chapter, TRA
San Angelo Chapter, TRA
Greater Dallas Chapter, TRA
San Antonio Chapter, TRA
East Texas Chapter, TRA
Chef Charles Duit
David Cea
Nikky Phinyawatana
Steve DeShazo
Jessica Delgado
David Denney
Reginald Martin
Chris Aslam, in honorary of Emily W. Knight
Jimmy Hasslocher, in memory of G. Jim Hasslocher
Claire & Bill Hyde, Jr.
Chef Sharon Van Meter
Carmelo Mauro
Roger Kaplan
Karen M. Musa, MBA
Ashley Rosenfeld
Mary Jane Sampson
Ernest Quilantan
Gary & Cori Johnson
Frontier Enterprises
David Cole

Pledge Your President's Circle Support

TRF Sustaining Partners

Thousands of students and teachers rely on the educational programs and career initiatives produced by the Texas Restaurant Foundation. Partnership support is crucial to these programs. Thank you so much to our current Sustaining Partners for their continued support of the Foundation. To become a sustaining partner, contact Ben Knorr.


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