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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September 17, 2018
Colorado Restaurant Show - Registration Now OPEN
Register for Colorado's biggest food event! Get expert ideas and the products you nee... read more >>
August 8, 2018
Hospitality News August 8, 2018
Meet the Lawmakers at Our Political Dinner
August 8, 2018
New Laws in Effect for Restaurants in Colorado
This year the following laws were enacted that may impact you! read more >>
August 1, 2018
Hospitality News August 1, 2018
Happy Colorado Day! Our state is 142 Years old - let's celebrate with food and friend... read more >>
August 1, 2018
CRA Welcome's New Members
Wondering who has joined the club? Take a look at our recent new CRA members, and rea... read more >>
July 25, 2018
Hospitality News July 25, 2018
Colorado Restaurant Show Keynote Speakers Announced! Get your tickets now! read more >>
July 18, 2018
Hospitality News July 18, 2018
A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Corporate Sponsors and Endorsed Providers read more >>
July 11, 2018
Hospitality News July 11, 2018
Learn how live music can help your restaurant! read more >>
June 27, 2018
Hospitality News June 27, 2018
We need your contributions - serve on a CRA Board. We're looking for both State and L... read more >>
June 22, 2018
CRA Board of Directors Call for Nominations
Are you passionate about the restaurant industry and its future? Would you like to ge... read more >>

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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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