A Senate Committee is going to vote TODAY on legislation that would expand the number of sales rooms manufacturers of alcohol can have, taking sales from restaurants and bars! While we all like the craft beer scene in Colorado, the CRA is against this un-balanced approach where the rules only benefit one type of business at the expense of another. Read more about our efforts to defeat this particular bill at our Grass Roots Action Center.
+ Also, read more about it in the Denver Business Journal.
Get ready for the restaurant industry's party of the year on Tuesday, June 27 at the spectacular Industry Spotlight Awards. Join us for a dazzling evening of celebration and entertainment, and see who will be taking home this year's coveted awards. Tickets are on sale now.
Baseball is back! And you know what that means. When you’re tending bar, you’ve got to serve alcohol safely — whether it’s at your restaurant or a concessions stand. Get the best tips from NRA here.
The turnover rate in the hospitality sector topped 70 percent for the second consecutive year, but still remained below pre-recession levels, according to the NRA’s Chief Economist Bruce Grindy. His Economist’s Notebook commentary and analysis appears regularly on Restaurant.org and Restaurant TrendMapper.
In case you missed these stories earlier....here they are again.
+ Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Colorado Restaurant Foundation May 10
+ Menu labeling requirements go into effect May 5, check out the NRA’s webinar
+ We held a seminar on Preventing Liquor Violations – get the slide deck here
+ FOG – get best practices to manage fat, oil and grease disposal
April 24: ServSafe Food Safety Certification course – Denver
April 25: ServSafe Alcohol Certification course – Denver
*Pre-registration is required for all ServSafe courses