recent news + events

January 9, 2019
Blue Ribbon Legislative Reception, January 9, 2019
Join us at our annual CRA Blue Ribbon Legislative Reception to kick off the legislati... read more >>
December 12, 2018
Hospitality News December 12, 2018
Sales tax grace period, Legislative Reception, CRA Annual Membership Meeting, and mor... 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 >>
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
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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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