The Texas Restaurant Association is one of the largest state restaurant associations in the country. We exist to help our members increase sales, reduce expenses and improve profitability.

tralogo 250Our membership reflects the diversity of the state’s culinary landscape, from small family owned restaurants, to multi-unit independent operators, regional and national chains.

TRA is headquartered in downtown Austin, Texas with regional offices in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio. We offer full-time employees a comprehensive benefit package, including health care, a 401(K) plan and vacation time.

We recruit exceptional candidates for full-time positions and independent contractors. TRA has a strong sales team focused on membership and our annual convention and trade show, TRA Marketplace.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit a letter of interest, salary requirements, and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Current Open Positions

Manager, Corporate Partnerships
The manager, corporate partnerships works across the organization to conceptualize and develop partnership packages with a focus on member value and executing revenue generating opportunities for the association. [More]

Account Executive – TRA Marketplace
The Texas Restaurant Association seeks  experienced, self-motivated, high-energy sales professionals to sell exhibit space for the largest foodservice trade show in the Southwest. Telecommuting may be considered for applicants who have excelled in, and have recent, relevant experience at telemarketing from a home office. [More]


Upcoming Events


300x100 MP Crowd

June 26–27, 2016
Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace, Houston

September 19 - 20, 2015
TRA Education Foundation Board Meeting, Grapevine, TX
September 20 - 22, 2015
TRA Board of Directors Meeting, Grapevine, TX
September 20 - 22, 2015
MUFSO, Dallas, TX

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