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LED Guidance on Executive Order to Extend Alcohol Service to 11 p.m.

BULLETIN 20-16REFERENCE: LED Guidance on Executive Order D 2020 170 DATE: AUGUST 24, 2020LED is releasing this bulletin to clarify the ...

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Announcing the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards

The Colorado Restaurant Association is pleased to announce the winners of the Annual Lifetime Achievement Awards. This prestigious awards pr...

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No Signature Required on Major Card Brands

Every April and October, the four major card brands (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) make policy changes to their interchange fees. Starting this month, a few more changes ar...

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Free Pharmacy Discount Cards for Members

The CRA wants to help you attract and retain quality employees! CRA members can get the free National Restaurant Association Pharmacy Discount Card, which also benefits the Colorado Restaurant Fo...

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Colorado/FDA Food Code Transition

  On January 1, 2019, Colorado will adopt the 2013 FDA model Food Code. This will mean some operational changes for all retail food establishments. One change is a requirement that ...

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Menu Labeling Standards Go Live May 7

The FDA’s Menu Labeling Rule will become enforceable on May 7, 2018. The FDA’s Menu Labeling Rule sets standards for the menus of food establishments with 20 or more locatio...

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Tip Pooling Laws and Your Restaurant

You’ve probably heard us talk about changes to Tip Pooling recently. The Federal government repealed the regulation that restricted sharing tips among front of house and back of hou...

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CRA Member FoodMaven gives an insightful talk at the recent TEDxMileHigh

Why does 40% of food produced in the US get thrown away? In this eye-opening talk, industry leader Patrick Bultema follows the food to disco...

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Protecting Your Business: Restaurant & Bar Premises Liability

By Colorado Restaurant Insurance -- Winter Months are Approaching. How To Prevent Slips, Trips & Falls It’s true! More than 3 m...

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Pinnacol Pointers: Protect Your Workers from Hearing Loss

Every year, 30 million people in the United States are exposed to dangerous noise levels at work. Thousands of people endure hearing loss...

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