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

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COVID-19 Resources & Guidance

Latest COVID-19 Resources

Stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 news concerning your restaurant business.

TX Restaurant Relief Fund

Texas restaurants & their employees need relief. We're here to give it.

Comfort Food Care Packages

Participating restaurants offer CFCPs for patrons to purchase on behalf of those in need.

The Texas Restaurant Promise

To ensure everyone’s safety as we welcome you back into our dining rooms, we ask that we make some promises to each other.

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.

Phase III Reopening Protocols for Restaurants & Bars

Today, Texas restaurants and bars took another major step forward on their path to recovery with updated protocols provided by Governor Abbott’s office.  

Five ways to use email marketing to stay in touch with your customers

With many businesses temporarily being disrupted, email marketing is essential for letting people know you are still open for business. Industry research shows that almost three quarters of consumers prefer to hear from businesses by email versus social media platforms.

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.

TX Restaurant Relief Fund Expands to Support Vandalized Restaurants

The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) is extending financial support through the TX Restaurant Relief Fund to independent restaurants that have been damaged by the vandalism, looting, and rioting that erupted over the weekend after George Floyd’s tragic killing.

2020 TRA Marketplace

TRA Marketplace is the Texas Restaurant Association's annual restaurant and foodservice show. The largest of its kind in the Southwest, it is backed by TRA’s 80 years of industry leadership, and is as bold, unique and packed with opportunity as the Lone Star state itself.


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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