Small Business with a Large Impact

In Colorado, more than 11,800 eating and drinking establishments employ 285,000 workers, 10% of Colorado’s workforce.
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ServSafe Food Safety Manager Training

Learn how to prevent foodborne illness through food sanitation, and understand the essentials of responsible alcohol service.
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Educating Tomorrow's Industry Leaders

The Colorado Restaurant Foundation is dedicated to training individuals entering and working in the industry.
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Colorado Restaurant & Bar Show

The Rocky Mountain Restaurant and Foodservice Industry Meet at the Colorado Restaurant & Bar Show. In an increasingly saturated market, the CRB Show delivers the resources chefs, managers, operators and owners need to maintain their competitive edge.
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Helping Colorado Restaurants Thrive

Founded in 1933, the Colorado Restaurant Association (CRA) is the leading trade organization for the state's dynamic foodservice industry. Colorado's restaurant industry is a driving force of the state's economy. Our sole purpose is to protect restaurant businesses and to help them thrive. The CRA is run by restaurateurs, for restaurants.

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announcements Exclusive Discounts for CRA Members with UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare offers discounts for CRA members on medical rates, ad...

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announcements Specialized Insurance for the Foodservice Industry

At CREST Restaurant Insurance Colorado – We KNOW the Restaurant Indu...

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announcements Colorado Labor Law Poster Changes

Changes to the “Notice to Workers” section of the required Colorad...

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announcements 2019 Industry Spotlight Awards Call for Nominations

Recognize professionals that have contributed greatly to the positive ...

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announcements Colorado Restaurant & Bar Show

Registration is Open for the show where the Rocky Mountain Restaurant ...

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restaurant foundationFoundation

Established in 1987, the Colorado Restaurant Foundation (CRF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization governed by a ...

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recent news + events
Are you looking for ways to stay informed or get involved? Check out our news and events to stay updated on the latest in the Colorado restaurant industry.
Hospitality News July 10, 2019

Last Call for Industry Spotlight Award Nominations, and Share your Leadership on a Chapter Board...

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Nominations Open for CRA Chapter Boards

We want YOU to help your local CRA Chapter. We are actively accepting nominations to serve on all Loca...

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Call for Committee Members

Have you wanted to get more involved with CRA? This is your opportunity to give back and get more enga...

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Become a Member

Network with fellow business owners, stay up to date on legislative issues important to our industry, connect with your peers, take advantage of significant savings opportunities and stay informed. Join the Colorado Restaurant Association!

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CRA Job Board

Search the official CRA job board to find great opportunities with top Colorado restaurants and foodservice establishments.
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