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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.

CRA MEDIA CONTACTS

Carolyn Livingston
Communication Director 
clivingston@corestaurant.org
(303) 830-2972 x 117
(484) 802-5424 (cell)
Sonia Riggs
President & CEO
sriggs@corestaurant.org
(303) 830-2972 x 113
(720) 937-3992 (cell)

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January 23, 2019
CRA Legislative Update Jan 23, 2019
The Legislative Update is a quick explanation of bills we are actively following in t... read more >>
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January 23, 2019
Hospitality News Jan 23, 2019
Make a difference on policies that impact your business -- Get Involved! read more >>
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January 16, 2019
Legislative Update January 16, 2019
The CRA has put together an aggressive strategy for this session in order to ensure t... read more >>
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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 >>
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January 2, 2019
Hospitality News January 2, 2019
Cheers to 2019! Share your opinion with the new legislature at the Blue Ribbon Recept... read more >>
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December 19, 2018
Hospitality News December 19, 2018
Learn what's on the horizon with environmental and nutrition issues across the countr... read more >>
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December 12, 2018
Hospitality News December 12, 2018
Sales tax grace period, Legislative Reception, CRA Annual Membership Meeting, and mor... read more >>
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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 >>
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December 5, 2018
Hospitality News December 5, 2018
Learn the latest with On the Fly video newsletter, what's coming for the 2019 legisla... read more >>
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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 >>

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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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