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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.

Texas Restaurant Promise

A social contract between restaurant owners, their staff, and guests regarding COVID-19.

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.

Texas Conference for Women & Texas Restaurant Association announce $200,000 in grants to support women-owned businesses

In response to growing pressures on restaurants across Texas, the Texas Conference for Women and the Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) have announced $200,000 in new funding to support women-owned restaurants,

New Data Confirms that Texas Restaurants Are Still In a Precarious Position, with Recovery Reversing for Many

Skyrocketing costs, Delta concerns, and the threat of tax increases could further erode restaurants’ 2021 gains.

Texas Restaurant Association Adds Leading Voices to 2022 Board of Directors

The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) is proud to announce its officers and new directors for 2022. 

Permitless Carry

The Texas Legislature passed HB 1927, the permitless carry bill, which went into effect on September 1, 2021. Here's how to decipher the details.

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