• Panhandle Chapter

Welcome to the Panhandle Chapter of the TRA

North Texas Region

The Panhandle Chapter of the Texas Restaurant Association promotes the growth of the local restaurant industry through networking, education and local advocacy. We are active in our communities, offering members opportunities to get involved.      

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Steve Garcia

2022 Panhandle Chapter President

Steve has spent 24 years in the restaurant industry. Steve got his career start in the industry with Papa John’s as a pizza driver and worked all the way up to GM prior to starting a new career with Popeyes in 2000. After spending 17 years with Popeyes, Steve decided to move his family back to Texas in Amarillo. In April of 2017 he moved to Amarillo to operate the Calico County Restaurant. In the summer of 2018 he joined the Association and the local Panhandle Chapter to dedicate his passion for the industry to the local initiatives.


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