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​Our 23 chapters in Texas connect you to local issues and restaurateurs.

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What We Do for Your Industry


Promoting and protecting the industry at the local, state and national level.

Legal Support & Compliance

Answers to your legal, regulatory, and business operations challenges.

​Education & Training

Employee development, customized training and required industry certification courses.

Job Board

Here you'll find all sorts of industry jobs - FOH, BOH, salary, education, and vendors! Add your jobs for free as a TRA Member.

Find Your Local Chapter

​Our 23 chapters in Texas connect you to local issues and restaurateurs.

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About TRA

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.

Meet TRA's New CEO - Emily Williams Knight, Ed.D.

A proven leader who drives business success by investing in people and culture is taking the reins at the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA).

Texas restaurants respond to El Paso tragedy with call to action

Ten restaurants and counting are donating funds to assist El Paso residents affected by the recent, tragic mass shooting that killed 31 people on August 3rd.

Eldorado Cafe, Bill Miller BBQ, Rudy's BBQ, Pelican's, Border City Ale House, Thirty 5ive Tavern & Grill, Hudson's Bar & Grill, Brass Monkey, Good Luck Cafe, and L&J Cafe have committed to donate a percentage of sales or give directly to the El Paso Victims Relief Fund this week. Giving levels and donation dates are tracked on, an industry-wide collaboration. 

Craft Beer in Restaurants

If you’ve been considering adding craft beer to your restaurant’s menu, the time is now.

Reputation Equals Revenue

A few keystrokes on social media can have a powerful effect on your business.

Featured Resources

Online Buyer's Guide

​If you are in the market for new equipment, food product, supplies, services and more, visit the TRA Online Buyer's Guide.

​Employee Benefits

​Exclusive health care pricing and solutions for members through United Healthcare.

​Required Employee Training & Certification

Discounts on alcohol seller/server, food handler, and food manager training with promo code TXMEMBER

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