News: TRA

  • Jul 8
    2016

    The Texas Restaurant Association introduced several new officers and chapter presidents to continue the tradition of great leadership in the booming Texas restaurant industry. Texas restaurants remain pivotal in our state and region’s economic...

  • Apr 21
    2016

    A long standing Texas Restaurant Association tradition, the Hall of Honor recognizes members who have made significant contributions to the Texas restaurant industry, the association, and their communities. Over the past 35 years, over 125...

  • Nov 19
    2015

    G. "Jim" Hasslocher, founder and Chairman of San Antonio-based Frontier Enterprises passed away peacefully today in Houston, Texas. In 1947, Hasslocher opened a bicycle rental business at the front gate of Brackenridge Park in San Antonio. When...

  • Nov 19
    2015

    I'm continuing my travels around Texas, meeting TRA members and seeing the great things restaurateurs are doing across the state. Galveston - Of course my first stop in this great city had to be Rudy and Paco's for lunch. I attended the Galveston...

  • Sep 30
    2015

    My travels continue and I'm beginning to feel like the Willie Nelson song, "On The Road Again." I had the pleasure of attending the Dallas chapter planning retreat led by new chapter president Sharon Van Meter. As I looked around the room I couldn't...

  • Aug 11
    2015

    My first stop as TRA President on my twelve month journey through the great state of Texas landed me in McAllen to participate in a seminar designed to help restaurateurs build their HR tool kit. I gained several valuable takeaways in addition to...

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