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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October 19, 2017
Hospitality News October 19, 2017
Colorado Restaurant Foundation brings back the popular Bowling Fundraiser. Get your g... read more >>
October 11, 2017
Hospitality News October 11, 2017
A Reminder of Several New Laws You Need to Know read more >>
October 9, 2017
Colorado Restaurant Show Exhibitors and Save the Date
Exhibit at the Colorado Restaurant Show and Save the Date for the second annual event... read more >>
October 9, 2017
Announcing Danny Meyer as Keynote at the Colorado Restaurant Show
We are thrilled to announce that kicking off the show this year is a keynote presenta... read more >>
October 4, 2017
Hospitality News October 4, 2017
October is Cyber Security Awareness Month
October 1, 2017
Cyber Security 101 - A Toolkit for Restaurant Operators
In Cybersecurity 101: A Toolkit for Restaurant Operators, you'll get action-oriented ... read more >>
September 27, 2017
Hospitality News September 27, 2017
Sustainability a Centerpiece at the Colorado Restaurant Show read more >>
September 20, 2017
On the Fly - September Edition
On the Fly - September Edition
September 20, 2017
Important Industry Awards from NRAEF -- Faces of Diversity and Restaurant Neighbor Awards
There are two important industry awards that are presented yearly by the National Res... read more >>
September 20, 2017
Compliance Tip - PCI Standards Necessary to Reduce your Risk
As mentioned in this month's On the Fly, 54% of small businesses have been the victim... 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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