Hospitality News May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017



MAY EDITION OF 'ON THE FLY' ...CRA'S MONTHLY VIDEO NEWSLETTER

Welcome to the May edition of ‘On the Fly’ – a short month news update for CRA members that will give you the lowdown on what you need to know. One of the stories we mention in the video is regarding ADA Lawsuits. We are trying to arm ourselves with compelling stories to share with lawmakers as we try to initiate a Right to Cure. If you have been served with one of these lawsuits, please provide a brief description of your story with us. We will be in touch upon receipt to get more details!







2017 LEGISLATIVE SESSION RECAP

The 2017 legislative session was a good year for the Colorado Restaurant Association. With both chambers of the legislature controlled by different parties, Democrats and Republicans needed to compromise in order to get anything accomplished. This helped the CRA protect the restaurant industry from some potentially harmful legislation, while at the same time allowing us to get smart legislation through the process. Take a look at our latest legislative update for highlights from this year’s session. If you would like to know more about what the CRA does at the Colorado legislature or if you would like to participate on the CRA’s legislative committee, please contact Nick Hoover at 303-830-2972.

 


INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

We are thrilled to announce the winners of our Industry Spotlight Awards. The jury has chosen 10 industry professionals from across the state to receive our Signature Dish Awards, and we will be inducting 5 new Hall of Fame honorees. And of course our highest honor, the Richard Ayers Distinguished Service Award will be announced at the event. Help celebrate the amazing industry contributions of the winners on June 27. Get your tickets and learn more about the award winners today!
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CRF CELEBRATED 30 YEARS IN GRAND STYLE!

We had an amazing night celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Colorado Restaurant Foundation. Attendees were in a party mood as we gathered to honor our scholarship winners and special award winners. Check out the Facebook post to see all the participants!






BREAKING BAD BEHAVIOR

We are bringing another seminar to the chapters in June, this one titled “Breaking Bad Behavior”. This always popular Employment Law seminar with Todd Fredrickson of Fisher and Phillips law firm creates a safe environment for discussing current employment rules and regulations that affect your business on a daily basis. We will be conducting this seminar in Denver, Colorado Springs, Breckenridge, Steamboat Springs, Durango, Boulder and Fort Collins. Check out the full schedule and register!
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May 29: CRA Offices closed for the Holiday
 

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