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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Buyer's Guide

Find products and services you need, from vendors who support our industry.
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It’s the law! Certified Food Protection Manager classes and more.

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Retain employees through benefits - CRA member healthcare options.

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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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The American tipping system benefits employees, customers, and restaurants....

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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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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.
Blue Ribbon Reception - Legislative Kick-Off Party

The most popular reception of the season among legislators, the Blue Ribbon Reception always draws a l...

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Nominations Open for CRA Chapter Boards

We want YOU to help your local CRA Chapter. We are actively accepting nominations to serve on all Loca...

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Call for Committee Members

Have you wanted to get more involved with CRA? This is your opportunity to give back and get more enga...

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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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