News: TRA

  • Sep 13
    2017

    After the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, communities are rebuilding and the restaurant industry is coming together to answer the call. In our latest TRA News Now, we talk about important resources for getting back on your feet if you have been...

  • Aug 28
    2017

    Hurricane Harvey made landfall Friday, August 25 with its bands of thunderstorms pounding the southeastern portion of Texas - hitting Houston and the surrounding coastline. Only in recent hours has the rain stopped long enough for residents and...

  • Aug 23
    2017

    TRA News Now is back with a full update on the Texas special legislative session, the bathroom bill and more. Catch the legislative news you might have missed in this two-minute video.

  • Aug 2
    2017

    TRA Marketplace, Texas’ largest foodservice show and the second largest show of its kind in the country, generated a whopping 13,000 lbs of donated food and supplies over the course of the two-day show, which took place Sunday and Monday, July 10...

  • Aug 1
    2017
    TRA Marketplace - Dallas 2017

    The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) brought together more than 6,000 foodservice professionals for the largest industry gathering in the Southwest, the annual TRA Marketplace, which took place on July 9 and 10 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison...

  • Jul 26
    2017
    TRA Introduces New 2017-18 Officers

    The new slate of Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) leaders, led by Mark Davis Bailey, President/CEO of the Original Pancake House in Dallas took office at the annual meeting of TRA Marketplace, July 9-10 in Dallas. David Cea, co-owner of Orlando's...

  • 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...

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