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)

recent news + events

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 >>
July 19, 2017
Hospitality News July 19, 2017
Watch out for Phishing Expeditions SCAM Alert for Restaurants read more >>
July 12, 2017
Welcome New CRA Members
Wondering who has joined the club? Take a look at our recent new CRA members, and rea... read more >>
July 12, 2017
Hospitality News July 12, 2017
Stay Compliant -- New Rules for Tips in Colorado read more >>
July 12, 2017
Calling All Restaurants! Participate in the Denver Food + Wine Festival
Do you want to feature your restaurant in front of 5,000 food, wine and spirit enthus... read more >>
July 6, 2017
New Ruling on Tips in Colorado
BREAKING NEWS!! New Ruling on Tips in Colorado!! read more >>
July 5, 2017
Meet the Industry Spotlight Award Recipients!
We had an amazing night at the Stanley Marketplace, celebrating our industry. Many of... read more >>
June 27, 2017
Industry Spotlight Awards - Tickets on Sale!
Join us to celebrate the BEST in Colorado's Hospitality Industry! read more >>
June 26, 2017
CRA Chapter Board Nominations
Come join us at the table! Please consider helping us to make your CRA Chapter as gre... read more >>
June 21, 2017
Breaking Bad Behavior - FREE Labor Law Seminar
Answer all of your labor law questions in a joint presentation with CRA and Todd Fred... 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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