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Small Business with a Large Impact

In Colorado, more than 11,800 eating and drinking establishments employ 285,000 workers, 10% of Colorado’s workforce.
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ServSafe Food Safety Manager Training

Learn how to prevent foodborne illness through food sanitation, and understand the essentials of responsible alcohol service.
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Educating Tomorrow's Industry Leaders

The Colorado Restaurant Foundation is dedicated to training individuals entering and working in the industry.
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Helping Colorado Restaurants Thrive

Founded in 1933, the Colorado Restaurant Association (CRA) is the leading trade organization for the state's dynamic foodservice industry. Colorado's restaurant industry is a driving force of the state's economy. Our sole purpose is to protect restaurant businesses and to help them thrive. The CRA is run by restaurateurs, for restaurants.

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announcements CRA Member Employees Can Save on Prescriptions

Get a free pharmacy discount card to help your employees save up to 75% on prescriptions.

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announcements Exclusive Discounts for CRA Members with UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare offers discounts for CRA members on medical rates, administrative fees, and specialty benefits.

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announcements Get a Discounted Health Savings Account (HSA) from Optum

Optum Bank HSA provides a tax-advantaged way for employees to pay for qualified medical expenses now and in the future.

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announcements Website Accessibility Solutions with DigiPro

Get your website ADA accessibility plan at a significant discount through the CRA.

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announcements Association Health Plan for Small Employers

Available to a small restaurant and lodging CRA member employers with 2-99 eligible employees.

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announcements Exclusive Member Discounts on Music Licensing

Music at your restaurant adds value. As a CRA member you can save up to 20% on BMI licensing fees.

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announcements Specialized Insurance for the Foodservice Industry

At CREST Restaurant Insurance Colorado – We KNOW the Restaurant Industry.

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announcements Save on your Natural Gas bill

Tiger Natural Gas can save you up to 20% on your annual gas bill!

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Established in 1987, the Colorado Restaurant Foundation (CRF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization governed by a ...

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recent news + events
Are you looking for ways to stay informed or get involved? Check out our news and events to stay updated on the latest in the Colorado restaurant industry.
CRA Legislative Update - 2019

The Legislative Update is a quick explanation of bills we are actively following in the Colorado State...

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Hospitality News March 13, 2019

Snow? That doesn't stop work at the State Capitol - testifying today on FMLI...

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Hospitality News March 6, 2019

Local Minimum Wage Bill Introduced, Help us tell Legislators how this will HURT your Business...

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Become a Member

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!

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CRA Job Board

Search the official CRA job board to find great opportunities with top Colorado restaurants and foodservice establishments.
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