News Archive

Aug 2020

  • Aug 3

    Having the right tools to run your business isn’t just a convenience; it makes a difference. For example, owning a Swiss army knife enables you to do lots of things faster and better than a dull butter knife. Now apply that principle to the way you...

Jul 2020

  • Jul 9

    Hosted by the Texas Restaurant Association, the annual convention pivots to a dynamic virtual experience that will extend well beyond the Texas border DALLAS, TX (July 9, 2020) – TRA Marketplace, the Texas Restaurant Association’s annual conference...

  • Jul 6

    Restaurant dining rooms are starting to reopen after months of closure due to a pandemic, but many guests are hesitant to return. More than 50% of people in a recent Dataessential’s industry survey said they would not be comfortable with on-premise...

Jun 2020

May 2020

  • May 31

    Texas Restaurant Association Steps Up Again to Support Already Suffering Restaurants  (AUSTIN, TX) May 31, 2020 – The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) is extending financial support through the TX Restaurant Relief Fund to independent restaurants ...

  • May 20

    From Dr. Emily Williams Knight, President and CEO: During the Governor’s press conference on Monday, I was in communication with his team and, as soon as it ended, we were already discussing plans to move to 75% occupancy. They knew how important...

  • May 18

    Today marks another important step forward as the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) works hand-in-hand with Governor Abbott’s team, our members, our customers, and our employees to rebuild the foodservice industry. Texas restaurants have proven...

  • May 11

    FORT WORTH, Texas— Billy Bob’s Texas announces a virtual cook-a-long and music event on Saturday, May 16 at 6 PM. This event marks the second Dishing Out Relief fundraiser to provide some much-needed assistance to the restaurant industry in Texas...