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

June 27, 2017
Industry Spotlight Awards - Tickets on Sale!
Join us to celebrate the BEST in Colorado's Hospitality Industry! read more >>
May 10, 2017
Colorado Restaurant Foundation 30th Anniversary Celebration
Help us celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Colorado Restaurant Foundation! read more >>
April 26, 2017
Hospitality News April 26, 2017
Menu Labeling - What You May Not Know Could Hurt You read more >>
April 25, 2017
CRA Legislative Update April 25 2017
Manufacturer sales rooms, marijuana, music licensing, age of tavern employees, and mo... read more >>
April 19, 2017
Hospitality News April 19, 2017
This month we are launching 'On The Fly' -- CRA's Monthly Video News read more >>
April 12, 2017
Hospitality News April 12, 2017
Expanding Manufacturers Sales Rooms Will Impact Restaurants and Bars read more >>
April 11, 2017
CRA Legislative Update April 11 2017
Manufacturer sales rooms, marijuana, music licensing, age of tavern employees, and mo... read more >>
April 7, 2017
Industry Spotlight Awards Call for Nominations
Nominations are open for the Annual Industry Spotlight Awards. Nominate your mentor, ... read more >>
April 5, 2017
Hospitality News April 5, 2017
CRA Members Take on Washington DC
March 13, 2017
CRA Legislative Update Mar 13 2017
The Legislative Update is a quick explanation of bills we are actively following in t... 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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