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February 13, 2019
Hospitality News February 13, 2019
What exactly is the Straws on Demand bill and how will it affect my business? read more >>
February 11, 2019
CRA Legislative Update - 2019
The Legislative Update is a quick explanation of bills we are actively following in t... 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 >>

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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

February 11, 2019
CRA is pleased to partner with Crest Restaurant Insurance
At CREST Restaurant Insurance Colorado -- We KNOW the Restaurant Industry. We are a full-service Property and Casualty insurance agency that specializes in insurance products for the foodservice and hospitality industry. The CRI takes a consultative approach to identify and address the unique business challenges foodservice operators face. We listen. Then we put together a plan for your business, a plan that protects you and addresses your individual needs.
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