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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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 >>
June 20, 2018
Hospitality News June 20, 2018
Take Advantage of your New Member Benefit - Access to Free Legal Help read more >>
June 13, 2018
New Member Benefit - Legal Resource Center
Where CRA members get exclusive access to free legal help! read more >>
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 >>
June 1, 2018
Most Common Violations in a Liquor Inspection
Imagine this. It is 4pm on a Friday and you are preparing for a busy night. In walks ... read more >>
June 1, 2018
Most Common Health Inspection Violations
You want to serve safe food and prevent food borne illnesses, and so do the health in... read more >>
May 31, 2018
2017 CRA Annual Report
Take a look at the highlights of the work we did on your behalf last year. You'll fin... 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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