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

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Resources & Guidance

Free Employee Training

In partnership with TWC, your employees can get necessary certifications at no cost.

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.

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.

TRA's Renowned TRA Marketplace Foodservice Expo Event Returns to San Antonio

This weekend, the Texas Restaurant Association will host TRA Marketplace, the largest in person restaurant trade show and education conference happening this year. 

Texas Associations Launch the “Welcome Back, Y’all” Campaign, Calling Upon Texans and Tourists Alike to Unite Behind the Hospitality Industry’s Revival Ahead of the July 4th Holiday.

Today, the Texas Restaurant Association, the Texas Travel Alliance, and the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association launched a public awareness campaign entitled “Welcome Back, Y’all,” asking Texans and tourists alike to unite behind the hospitality industry’s revival.

Texas Restaurant Association to Induct Three Restaurateurs into TRA’s Hall of Honor

Restaurateurs Charlie Geren, owner of Railhead Smokehouse in Fort Worth, Mark Davis Bailey, owner of the Original Pancake House DFW in Dallas, and Creed Ford III (posthumously) of Ford Restaurant Group in Austin will be inducted this year into TRA’s Hall of Honor. 

Survey Results: Texas Restaurants and Masks

Recent survey results show Texas restaurant owners are allowing staff to remove facial coverings and masks. 

TRA Marketplace

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

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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

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