COVID-19 Resources & Guidance
Texas restaurants & their employees need relief. We're here to give it.
Support local restaurants by purchasing gift cards from them directly.
Participating restaurants offer CFCPs for patrons to purchase on behalf of those in need.
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.
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.
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.
Thinking about switching payroll providers?
A quarter of small business owners are shopping for a payroll provider near the end of the year.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Holiday Comfort Food Care Package (CFCP) program, in partnership with the Texas Restaurant Association, to provide holiday meals for at-risk youth and families in communities across Texas, while also supporting local restaurants.
Response to the Stanford/Northwestern Study on COVID-19 Spread from the Texas Restaurant Association
The recent Stanford/Northwestern study rightfully concludes that disadvantage groups are experiencing worse outcomes from COVID-19 and that policymakers should address this disparate impact. However, the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) has very serious concerns about the research methodology and the conclusions it drives regarding the risk of reopening different businesses, including restaurants.
Our special guest will be Dr. Emily Knight who will bring her very informative Knight Talk to the GARA Community. Emily will address the current state of affairs in the restaurant community, the upcoming and very important Legislative Sessions and what to look for in the elections as it relates to how it all will impact restaurants.
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If you are in the market for new equipment, food product, supplies, services and more, visit the TRA Online Buyer's Guide.