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  • May 31
    2020

      Latest Update: May 31, 2020 The Texas Restaurant Association is committed to providing our members with resources and opportunities to help manage elements within our control. We are your voice and stand together with you in these challenging...

  • May 31
    2020

    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
    2020

    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
    2020

    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
    2020

    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...

  • May 11
    2020

    AUSTIN, TX – The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) announced the appointment of Kelsey Erickson Streufert to Vice President of Government Relations and Advocacy. TRA represents the state’s $70 billion restaurant industry with more than 50,000...

  • May 6
    2020

    The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) announced the appointment of Joe Monastero to Chief Strategy and Operations Officer. TRA represents the state’s $70 billion restaurant industry with more than 50,000 locations and 1.4 million jobs across the...

  • May 5
    2020

    The Fund has raised more than $2M to support Texas independent restaurateurs and their employees (AUSTIN, TX) – In response to one of the most unparalleled times in our history, the Texas Restaurant Association’s Education Foundation (TRAEF) ...

  • May 4
    2020

    US second largest foodservice trade event will welcome the industry back in August DALLAS, TX—The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace, the state’s largest restaurant industry event, will reschedule its dates to August 16-17, 2020. The...

  • May 4
    2020

    Social distancing is reframing the way customers think about the dining experience. Instead of eating at their favorite steakhouse on Friday night, families are hunkering down and abiding by the CDC's warning. Likewise, as restaurateurs, it's our...

  • May 4
    2020

    Republic National Distribution Company (RNDC) and its partners (listed below) donated $105,000 to the Texas Restaurant Association’s TX Restaurant Relief Fund, an initiative of the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation (TRAEF) that was...

  • May 1
    2020

    Please note that this summary is for general information only and should not be considered legal advice. A complete recording of the webinar summarized below can be viewed here and at the bottom of this page. 1. How should employers approach...

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