• Jun 25

    2nd Largest foodservice show in the US unites Texas restaurants – highlights education & technology (Austin, TX) – The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace, the state’s largest restaurant industry event proudly returns to Houston on...

  • Mar 1
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    Restaurants are a driving force in Texas’s economy. They provide jobs and build careers for thousands of people, and play a vital role in local communities throughout the state. Check out these impressive statistics from our friends at the National...

  • Feb 1
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    1. The Tex-Mex Houston offers a variety of options when it comes to finding amazing Tex-Mex restaurants. Because of the large number of cultures in Houston, you can also find unique infusions of Tex-Mex and other amazing flavors. 2. The Green Space...

  • Nov 1

    Check out all the great content from our stellar education sessions at the 2018 TRA Marketplace in San Antonio: View the Video Playlist

  • Jul 31

    2nd Largest foodservice show in the US rotates to Houston in 2019 The 81st Annual Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) Marketplace held July 15-16 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center brought together more than 500 exhibitors and 6,600...

  • Jun 28

    The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) is hosting its first-ever Startup Showcase to shine the spotlight on new technology and innovation from companies of all sizes in the rapidly-evolving foodservice industry. The Startup Showcase will take place...

  • Jun 22

    TRA Marketplace returns to San Antonio July 15-162nd Largest foodservice show in the US showcases technology and trends, unites Texas industry The Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace proudly returns to the Alamo City. After more than thirty...

  • Jun 4

    Restaurateurs Leo Duran, owner of El Paso’s legendary L&J Café, and Bob Westbrook of Tyler, a 19-year CiCi’s Pizza franchisee, are the latest Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) members to be inducted into TRA’s legendary Hall of Honor – the...

  • Mar 2
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    This July, our two-day educational conference and trade show will be hosted in one of our favorite Texas cities: San Antonio. Read on for why this city is the perfect host for 2018's TRA Marketplace. #1 - Happy Birthday, San Antonio San Antonio...

  • Aug 2

    TRA Marketplace, Texas’ largest foodservice show and the second largest show of its kind in the country, generated a whopping 13,000 lbs of donated food and supplies over the course of the two-day show, which took place Sunday and Monday, July 10...

  • Aug 1

    The Texas Restaurant Association (TRA) brought together more than 6,000 foodservice professionals for the largest industry gathering in the Southwest, the annual TRA Marketplace, which took place on July 9 and 10 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison...

  • Jun 13

    Some of Dallas’ hottest chefs are teaming up with the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation (TRAEF) to ‘laissez les bon temps roulez’ at the third annual Lone Star Bash to raise money for Texas ProStart and other TRAEF initiatives. This...