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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October 17, 2018
Hospitality News October 17, 2018
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October 11, 2018
Hospitality News October 11, 2018
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October 3, 2018
Hospitality News October 3, 2018
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September 26, 2018
Exclusive Discounts and Solutions for CRA Members through the Hospitality Associations Alliance Program
The CRA is part of a strategic alliance program to help address the diverse needs of ... read more >>
September 25, 2018
Hospitality News September 25, 2018
Are you getting the most out of your membership? Learn about Exclusive Discounts on H... read more >>
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 >>
September 17, 2018
ISA Winners Announced! Come celebrate the amazing contributions of the top stars of hospitality
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September 12, 2018
Hospitality News September 12, 2018
All Colorado Restaurant Show...All the Time! Get your tickets for the show next week! read more >>
August 22, 2018
Hospitality News August 22, 2018
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August 8, 2018
Hospitality News August 8, 2018
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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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