Colorado's restaurants serve as an engine of economic growth, generating significant sales and tax revenues for the state. They provide career and employment opportunities for individuals of every age, background and skill and experience level.


Carolyn Livingston
Communication Director
(303) 830-2972 x 117
(484) 802-5424 (cell)
Sonia Riggs
President & CEO
(303) 830-2972 x 113
(720) 937-3992 (cell)

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June 6, 2018
Hospitality News June 8, 2018
Beware of delivery scams, get free sexual harassment prevention training, and more! read more >>
June 5, 2018
2018 Legislative Session Recap
The 2018 legislative session was a good year for the Colorado Restaurant Association.... read more >>
May 30, 2018
Hospitality News May 30, 2018
CO2 Operating systems have new requirements in Denver - what about your city? read more >>
May 23, 2018
Hospitality News May 23, 2018
Legislative Update, New Member Benefits, Changes to the Awards Program and More! read more >>
May 16, 2018
Hospitality News May 16, 2018
Legislative Update, New Member Benefits, Changes to the Awards Program and More! read more >>
May 15, 2018
2018 Industry Spotlight Awards Call for Nominations
This is THE event of the year that celebrates the outstanding people in our industry.... read more >>
May 14, 2018
CRA Legislative Update May 14, 2018
The Legislative Update is a quick explanation of bills we are actively following in t... read more >>
May 9, 2018
Students Shine at annual Foundation Scholarship Awards Event
We had the honor to award $41,000 in scholarships to graduating ProStart and college ... read more >>
May 9, 2018
Hospitality News May 9, 2018
Last day of the 2018 Colorado Session - what will happen at the legislature? read more >>
May 2, 2018
Hospitality News May 2, 2018
Team Colorado Shines at National ProStart Invitational

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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!

Restaurant Owners – The CRA is a full-service solution for every type and size of restaurant. We are powerful advocates for the industry, an information hub and a catalyst for networking. And we’re committed to offering meaningful benefits and resources you need to run a profitable business.

Service Providers - Companies that serve restaurants have a strong ally in the CRA. Our restaurant members look to the CRA members first when seeking products and services, they also make the real connections with service providers at local and state events.

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