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January 10, 2018
Register Now! Blue Ribbon Reception, January 10, 2018
Join us at our annual CRA Blue Ribbon Legislative Reception to kick off the legislati... read more >>
January 3, 2018
Hospitality News January 3, 2017
Kick off the New Year at our Annual Meeting and Blue Ribbon Legislative Reception, Ja... read more >>
December 1, 2017
Minimum Wage Increase January 1, 2018
The 2018 Minimum Wage rates are $10.20/hr for full minimum wage, and $7.18/hr for tip... read more >>
November 1, 2017
CO2 Requirements in Denver Change January 1, 2018
There are new requirements on CO2 systems in Denver. Are you compliant? read more >>

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Scott Skomal - Sheraton Denver
2017 Industry Spotlight Awards - Scott Skomal of Sheraton Denver is awarded Outstanding Professional of the Year read more >>

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Building a skilled workforce is crucial to the future of our industry's growth. The Colorado Restaurant Foundation is dedicated to training individuals entering and working in the industry.

We provide multiple events each year for members to stay engaged with the industry. Attending these events is a great way to get involved and support the foundation.
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November 8, 2017
The Restaurant Industry's Reckoning...
In the wake of Josh Besh, a New Orleans chef who recently stepped down from his role amidst allegations of sexual harassment, the industry grapples with how to deal with the issue. According to an eight-month long investigation by the Times-Picayune, 25 current and former employees of the Besh Restaurant Group claimed to be victims of sexual harassment while on the job.
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