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  • 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...

  • Aug 10
    2015

    Flavorful, mouthwatering barbecue is a tasty, craveable helping of Americana. According to the National Restaurant Association 2015 "What's Hot" chefs' survey, barbecue tops the list of perennial menu favorites. Many popular cuts of meat come in...

  • Jul 23
    2015

    The new slate of Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) leaders, led by Jerry Walker, J & J Subway Holdings Inc., Dallas, took office at the annual meeting held at the Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace, June 28 in Dallas, Texas. These...

  • Jul 9
    2015

    The Food and Drug Administration has pushed the effective date for a new federal menu-labeling regulation for chain restaurants and similar foodservice establishments to Dec. 1, 2016, the agency announced today. Restaurants scrambling to comply now...

  • Jul 1
    2015

    On June 30, the Labor Department released a 295-page proposed revision to federal overtime laws that greatly increases the salary level that dictates which employees must be paid overtime. Under the proposed revisions, the threshold would increase...

  • Jun 22
    2015

    Event Sponsors Showcase the Diversity of the Foodservice Industry TRA Marketplace, produced by the Texas Restaurant Association, is the second largest foodservice trade show in the country. It is also one of the few that is still produced by a trade...

  • Jun 18
    2015

    The Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation (TRAEF) is proud to announce Chef Rhonda Obenhaus, Caprock High School, Amarillo, Texas is the 2015 Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation Educator Excellence Award recipient. The...

  • Jun 11
    2015
    Heather McKeon

    I was one of the lulcky girls! After graduating with a Bachelors of Business Administration in both marketing and management, I looked in all directions hoping for that 'perfect' entry-level marketing position. You know the one.. a no real...

  • Jun 9
    2015

    Restaurants are expected to add 522,000 jobs this summer season, according to National Restaurant Association projections released today. The projected 2015 gain would represent the third consecutive year in which restaurants add at least 500,000...

  • Jun 2
    2015

    The  2015 Legislative Session ended June 1. This session legislative debates focused on property tax cuts, franchise tax reductions, sales tax reductions, gun rights, and the balance between local and state regulations. With so many new House and...

  • Jun 1
    2015

    Recently, the Lubbock Chapter hosted a Celebration Dinner to honor Texas Restaurant Association Hall of Honor Inductee David Cea , Lubbock Restaurant Association Restaurateur of the Year, Loyd Turner, and to applaud all of LRA's successes over the...

  • May 26
    2015

    In Texas, we do things a little different. We live BIG. And we put on a restaurant show that's as bold, unique and packed with opportunity as the Lone Star state itself. Welcome to TRA Marketplace, brought to you by the Texas Restaurant Association...

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