News Archive

Jul 2017

  • Jul 13
    2017

    The following is an update on menu labeling from the National Restaurant Association. They are moving quickly on multiple fronts to advance our industry's position. Here's the latest: Legal strategy: As many of you know, New York City recently...

Jun 2017

  • Jun 23
    2017

    After 140 fast-paced days, the 85th Texas Legislative Session came to an end on May 29. This session the Texas House and Senate focused on the state budget, property tax reform, immigration, sanctuary cities, gender-neutral bathrooms, business...

  • Jun 23
    2017

    Clear Springs High School District Culinary Arts Instructor and Program Coordinator Kathleen Roussel is the latest recipient of the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation’s (TRAEF) Educator Excellence Award. Roussel has nearly two decades...

  • Jun 21
    2017

    Learn more about the TRA Political Action Committee (PAC), what it has accomplished and how it can help you in your business and your community.  Get Involved in TRA PAC TRAPAC is a voluntary, nonprofit and nonpartisan political action committee...

  • Jun 16
    2017

    Restaurateur Scott Plowman, "Scotty P." of Wichita Falls is the latest to be inducted into the Texas Restaurant Association’s (TRA) legendary Hall of Honor – the highest award the Association can bestow. The ceremony will take place at the TRA’s...

  • Jun 13
    2017

    Some of Dallas’ hottest chefs are teaming up with the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation (TRAEF) to ‘laissez les bon temps roulez’ at the third annual Lone Star Bash to raise money for Texas ProStart and other TRAEF initiatives. This...

  • Jun 13
    2017
    TRA Marketplace crowd

    The second largest foodservice show in the country, the Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace, kicks off Sunday and Monday, July 9-10 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, 650 S. Griffin Street. Now...

  • Jun 8
    2017

    This year brought about major changes in the area of employment law. On June 7, Houston attorney and immigration expert Jacob Monty of Monty and Ramirez, LLP, led a webinar for TRA outlining these changes. He included an overview of President Trump’...

  • Jun 7
    2017

    In the latest TRA News Now, we provide you with all the end-of-session updates including summaries of TRA's legislative victories, including:  HB 2101 - which will amend the Alcoholic Beverage Code to increase the alcohol sales threshold from 50% to...

May 2017

  • May 26
    2017

    Welcome to the Spring 2017 issue of our quarterly, digital magazine, Restaurantville, distributed to thousands of foodservice professionals.  The Spring issue highlights industry trends, best practices, profiles, interviews, news, events and more!...

  • May 15
    2017

    In this 2-minute TRA News Now, we give a brief legislative update on four bills - three awaiting consideration in the Senate and one in the House, plus an introduction to TRA's latest preferred partner - Safety Kick, working to make your life easier...

  • May 4
    2017

    Two all-female high school Texas ProStart teams traveled to Charleston, South Carolina over the weekend to represent the Lone Star State in the National ProStart Invitational competition, sponsored by the National Restaurant Association Education...

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