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Promoting and protecting the industry at the local, state and national level.
Answers to your legal, regulatory, and business operations challenges.
Employee development, customized training and required industry certification courses.
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Our 23 chapters in Texas connect you to local issues and restaurateurs.
Invest in your business and this industry by joining TRA. Through our restaurant membership we help our members build customer loyalty, rewarding careers and financial success. Whether you are an industry veteran, or new business owner, TRA has the resources you need to succeed.
As a busy restaurant operator, think of TRA's restaurant membership as your trusted advisor and resource when navigating your business. We can provide legal resources, training and certification for you and your staff, advocacy representation, operations support, and community engagement as part of your membership. There is strength in numbers – joining the TRA pledges your support to the foodservice and restaurant industry.
There's a new law that everyone's talking about that the Texas Restaurant Association helped pass earlier this year (SB 1450). Texas restaurants with mixed beverage permits now have the opportunity to deliver alcohol with food.
DOL Issues Tip Pooling Rule; SCOTUS Declines to Hear ADA Website Case
TRA partners with Dining Alliance / Buyers Edge Platform to delivery Texas restaurants automatic financial benefits on a variety of purchases.
About $1 billion in tax credits are claimed each year under the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) program. Sadly, many restaurants and lodging businesses are unaware of the program or simply don’t take advantage of it.
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If you are in the market for new equipment, food product, supplies, services and more, visit the TRA Online Buyer's Guide.