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January 2, 2019
Hospitality News January 2, 2019
Cheers to 2019! Share your opinion with the new legislature at the Blue Ribbon Recept... read more >>
October 12, 2018
2018 Lifetime Achievement Award Winners
This prestigious awards program celebrates individuals who are devoted to the idea of... read more >>
September 21, 2018
2018 Industry Spotlight Award Winners Announced
We gather together to celebrate the restaurant industry and the top stars of hospital... read more >>
July 1, 2018
Food Code Changes Coming January 1
All restaurants outside of Denver will be required to have one person trained in food... read more >>

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Steve Kanatzar, The Airplane Restaurant - Richard P. Ayers Distinguished Service Award
2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards - Steve Kanatzar is awarded the Richard P Ayers Distinguished Service Award read more >>

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restaurant foundation

Building a skilled workforce is crucial to the future of our industry's growth. The Colorado Restaurant Foundation is dedicated to training individuals entering and working in the industry.

We provide multiple events each year for members to stay engaged with the industry. Attending these events is a great way to get involved and support the foundation.
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insurance agency

July 20, 2018
CRA is pleased to announce a new partnership with Crest Restaurant Insurance
The Colorado Restaurant Association has recently partnered with Crest Restaurant Insurance in a strategic effort to increase our member value. As part of this partnership, Crest Insurance Group has acquired the agency and will be running operations out of their new office in Denver.
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