News: TRA

  • Feb 13
    2017

    The competition was fierce at the 2017 Texas ProStart Invitational Competition over the weekend at Cedar Ridge High School in Round Rock. Twelve teams advanced to the Texas ProStart Invitational State Finals March 24-25 at St. Philip’s College in...

  • Feb 9
    2017
    Safety Kick Logo

    An exciting, new partnership between the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) and Safety Kick, a cutting-edge technology company will save restaurants time and money by streamlining workplace reporting using a tablet or cell phone. A key industry...

  • Feb 1
    2017

    The competition was fierce at the 2017 Texas ProStart Invitational Competition over the weekend at Collin County College in Frisco, with a total of twelve teams advancing to the Texas ProStart Invitational State Finals March 24-25 at St. Philip’s...

  • Jan 23
    2017
    Students at ProStart Competition

    The heat is on and competition will be fierce at the 2017 Texas ProStart Invitational Competition on Friday, January 27 and Saturday, January 28 at Collin County College, Preston Ridge Conference Center, 9700 Wade Boulevard in Frisco. Approximately...

  • Jan 13
    2017
    Preparing for ProStart Competition

    The winter weather may be frosty, but in Texas, the heat is on, the competition is fierce, and the 2017 Texas ProStart Invitational Competition needs you. One of the largest of the state ProStart competitions in the country, approximately 340...

  • Dec 9
    2016

    It’s the season for holiday hiring and to help avoid legal or financial quagmires, we have some employer do’s and don’ts in our latest TRA News Now. If you need help, remember that TRA has many resources available to you – legal counsel as well as a...

  • Dec 5
    2016
    anna tauzin rice

    (Austin, TX) The Texas Restaurant Association announces today a new key member of its leadership team, Anna Tauzin Rice. Joining the association as its new Vice President of Marketing and Innovation, Tauzin Rice has a proven record of working with...

  • Oct 12
    2016

    Texas Restaurant Association member and past president Carmelo Mauro received the Corporate Community Impact Award for Small Business from Texas Governor Greg Abbott.  He was honored at the Governor’s mansion on October 10 as part of the Governor’s...

  • Oct 7
    2016

    The Texas Restaurant Association has launched two new websites, one for the association, www.txrestaurant.org, and one for the TRA Marketplace, TRA’s annual trade show, the largest foodservice show in the Southwest, www.tramarketplace.com. The new...

  • Jul 8
    2016

    The Texas Restaurant Association introduced several new officers and chapter presidents to continue the tradition of great leadership in the booming Texas restaurant industry. Texas restaurants remain pivotal in our state and region’s economic...

  • Apr 21
    2016

    A long standing Texas Restaurant Association tradition, the Hall of Honor recognizes members who have made significant contributions to the Texas restaurant industry, the association, and their communities. Over the past 35 years, over 125...

  • Nov 19
    2015

    G. "Jim" Hasslocher, founder and Chairman of San Antonio-based Frontier Enterprises passed away peacefully today in Houston, Texas. In 1947, Hasslocher opened a bicycle rental business at the front gate of Brackenridge Park in San Antonio. When...

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