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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recent news + events

January 9, 2019
Blue Ribbon Legislative Reception, January 9, 2019
Join us at our annual CRA Blue Ribbon Legislative Reception to kick off the legislati... read more >>
December 12, 2018
Hospitality News December 12, 2018
Sales tax grace period, Legislative Reception, CRA Annual Membership Meeting, and mor... read more >>
December 5, 2018
Current Minimum Wage in Colorado
2019 Full Minimum wage is $11.10/hr, and Tipped Minimum wage $8.08/hr. read more >>
December 5, 2018
Hospitality News December 5, 2018
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November 21, 2018
Tips vs Service Charge - Handle them Correctly
If you add a service charge to large party bills, make sure you are recording the inf... read more >>
November 14, 2018
Hospitality News November 14, 2018
Colorado Election Results - will they impact your business? read more >>
November 7, 2018
Hospitality News November 7
Meet the Winners of the CRA Lifetime Achievement Awards! read more >>
October 31, 2018
Hospitality News October 31, 2018
The election is next week, there are some election day laws you should know! read more >>
October 24, 2018
Hospitality News October 24, 2018
CRA Board discusses issues in the upcoming election, stay informed and VOTE! read more >>
October 17, 2018
Hospitality News October 17, 2018
Did you know slips, trips and falls are almost always the #1 cause of employee injuri... 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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