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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Why pay retail for natural gas when you can get it for less?

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It’s the law! Certified Food Protection Manager classes and more.

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Retain employees through benefits - CRA member healthcare options.

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Stop the clock on legal bills through our Legal Resource Center.

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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 Colorado Restaurant & Bar Show

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

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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.
Colorado Restaurant & Bar Show - Registration Open!

The Rocky Mountain Restaurant and Foodservice Industry Meet at the Colorado Restaurant & Bar Show!...

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Hospitality News July 31, 2019

Clean Indoor Air Act Update, CRB Show Early Bird Deadline, New link for Dogs on Patio Variances, and m...

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Hospitality News July 24, 2019

The State has issued guidelines regarding variances for Dogs on Patios, What do you know about Workers...

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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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