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TRA Marketplace

TRA Marketplace registration is open now! Click the link above to register for this year's industry revival.

Access to PPP Loans

Use TRA partner TransPecos Banks to access First and Second Draw PPP Loans.

Coronavirus Guidance Resources

The latest resources for restaurants navigating operations during a pandemic.

2021 Hall of Honor Nominations

Nominate an industry leader to be presented with this award at TRA Marketplace 2021!

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.

How Tech Helps Restaurants Prep for the Future

When “Daniel” shut down due to COVID-19, Chef Daniel Boulud quickly developed creative weekly menus, powered by an online delivery and carryout platform. His pivot shows how some restaurateurs have faced new circumstances with remarkable resilience and innovation.

Leader with Proven Track Record in Fundraising Becomes Head of Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation

The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) today announced the appointment of David Hester to Director, Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation (TRAEF).

How to Get Consistent Value from Your Converted Used Cooking Oil

On its own, waste cooking oil from your fryer has no value and needs to be disposed of. But with the help of a reputable used cooking oil recycling service, oil is converted into yellow grease, a valuable component used in the production of renewable diesel, as well as an ingredient in consumer products.

Coronavirus Guidance Resources

Each day, the restaurant industry’s 15+ million employees serve customers across the country. They are trained and skilled in great service and safe food preparation. The more than 1 million restaurants in the U.S. are open and ready to welcome customers.

TRA Marketplace

Join us in San Antonio at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center from July 10-12, 2021!

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