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  • Aug 7
    2018

    Five Collaborative Programs Win 2018 AHA NOVA Awards   WASHINGTON (July 17, 2018) – The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that it will honor five programs with the AHA NOVA Award for their hospital-led collaborative efforts that...

  • Aug 1
    2018
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    By: Nicole Palmer, Digital Marketing  Restaurant people know why each of us belongs in the industry. This creative community often attracts an outgoing and quirky personality type, yet anyone who has worked in restaurants knows it can be one of the...

  • Jul 31
    2018

    2nd Largest foodservice show in the US rotates to Houston in 2019 The 81st Annual Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace held July 15-16 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center brought together more than 500 exhibitors and 6,600...

  • Jul 11
    2018

    More and more employers are experiencing an increase in lawsuits about the “80/20 Rule” for server duties and how it affects the tip credit. Our latest TRA News Now was created to help you understand exactly what the 80/20 Rule is, ensure that you...

  • Jun 28
    2018

    The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) is hosting its first-ever Startup Showcase to shine the spotlight on new technology and innovation from companies of all sizes in the rapidly-evolving foodservice industry. The Startup Showcase will take place...

  • Jun 22
    2018

    TRA Marketplace returns to San Antonio July 15-16 2nd Largest foodservice show in the US showcases technology and trends, unites Texas industry The Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace proudly returns to the Alamo City. After more than thirty...

  • Jun 20
    2018

    Tascosa High School (Amarillo Independent School District) culinary arts instructor Kandice Norrid is the latest recipient of the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation’s (TRAEF) prestigious Educator Excellence Award. Widely respected...

  • Jun 20
    2018

    In today's TRA News Now we look at healthcare. Due to the recent tax reform bill, the Affordable Care Act's penalty for not complying with the individual mandate was repealed - to take effect in 2019. However, the employer mandate is still in place...

  • Jun 8
    2018

    Anthony “Tony” Bourdain has died, and we mourn with the rest of the food world over the loss of his wit, curiosity, and perspective. Bourdain was often the avatar for our own adventurous selves, and since Kitchen Confidential hit shelves in 2000, we...

  • Jun 6
    2018

    Music is important to set the appropriate tone in a restaurant, but there can be a lot of confusion when it comes to music licensing. One of the biggest concerns restaurateurs have when playing either live or recorded music, are royalty fees.  In...

  • Jun 4
    2018

    Restaurateurs Leo Duran, owner of El Paso’s legendary L&J Café, and Bob Westbrook of Tyler, a 19-year CiCi’s Pizza franchisee, are the latest Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) members to be inducted into TRA’s legendary Hall of Honor – the...

  • May 29
    2018

    The world of delivery services has exploded, and navigating the new terrain can be complicated. In the current restaurant landscape new delivery providers (both welcome and unwelcome) appear daily. Are they adding sales or cutting into your profits...

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