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The Texas Restaurant Association works to protect, advance, and educate Texas' restaurant and foodservice industry. We are your voice. At the Table with the TRA brings our members from across the state together to discuss topics relevant to all restaurant and foodservice operators.

At the Table Texas Restaurant Association

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The Texas Restaurant Association works to protect, advance, and educate Texas' restaurant and foodservice industry. We are your voice. At the Table with the TRA brings our members from across the state together to discuss topics relevant to all restaurant and foodservice operators.

    1.12 – Live from the Capitol with Emily & Kelsey – 88th TX Lege Session Ending

    1.12 – Live from the Capitol with Emily & Kelsey – 88th TX Lege Session Ending

    Join Emily & Kelsey as they walk us through the last days of this 88th Texas Legislative Session, and the wins coming to the industry.

    • 11 min
    Ep 1.11 — LIVE from the Capitol 88th TX Lege Session Update 1.4

    Ep 1.11 — LIVE from the Capitol 88th TX Lege Session Update 1.4

    Emily & Kelsey coming to you live from the Capitol on April 19, 2023 after a lengthy floor discussion and vote on the critical Regulatory Consistency bill. Hear the latest from the House Floor, and what happens next.

    • 5 min
    Ep 1.10 — LIVE from the Capitol with Emily & Kelsey — 1.3

    Ep 1.10 — LIVE from the Capitol with Emily & Kelsey — 1.3

    Emily & Kelsey come to you live from the Texas State Capitol with an update on the 88th Texas Legislative session. This week is critical to our agenda, with hearings on regulatory consistency, the restaurant clean up bill, and swipe fees.Hear more about what's happening in Austin, and lend your voice to ours on these critical issues by completing the below calls to action!Contact your Legislator via our P2A platform and let your voice be heard:Support Regulatory ConsistencySupport Swipe F...

    • 4 min
    Ep 1.9 — At the Table Talking Women Entrepreneurs and Venture Capital Access

    Ep 1.9 — At the Table Talking Women Entrepreneurs and Venture Capital Access

    In the second of our special episodes celebrating Women's History Month, we welcome to the table Dawn Lafreeda, President & CEO of Den-Tex Central Inc., one of Denny's largest franchisee operators, and Shoshana Vernick, Managing Director of Avathon Capital. Dawn appears in an upcoming documentary, "Show Her the Money", that brings awareness to the fact that less than 2% of venture capital backed businesses are women-owned.We are thrilled to have two such incredible women of industry, entr...

    • 55 min
    Ep 1.8 — LIVE from the Capitol — 03.13.2023 — 88th TX Lege Session Update

    Ep 1.8 — LIVE from the Capitol — 03.13.2023 — 88th TX Lege Session Update

    Another in a special series of epsiodes where we leave the table and take you to the Texas State Capitol live with TRA President & CEO, Emily Williams Knight, and Chief Public Affairs Officer, Kelsey Erickson Streufert, with the latest happenings in the 88th Texas Legislative Session.In this update, hear about several hearings happening this week on bills ranging from swipe fees to regulatory consistency and public nuisance preemption. Several of our members testified today or will this w...

    • 6 min
    Ep 1.7 — At the Table with TRA President & CEO, Emily Williams Knight

    Ep 1.7 — At the Table with TRA President & CEO, Emily Williams Knight

    Join us At the Table as the TRA kicks-off celebrating Women's History Month with a special candid conversation with our President & CEO, Emily Williams Knight. Ben and Joe talk with Emily about her career, early days at the TRA, what it was like to fight for Texas' restaurants throughout the pandemic, where we are headed as an industry, and a few behind the scenes details about the Association's leader. Emily is a staunch and passionate advocate for women, children, and veterans. Learn mo...

    • 40 min

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