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    Restaurant Owners

    The CRA is a full-service solution for every variety and size of restaurant. We are at once powerful advocates, legal advisers, an information hub and a catalyst for networking.

    Service Providers

    Companies that serve restaurants have a strong ally in the CRA.

    Drought calls for action

    As California's drought crisis mounts, make changes today to conserve water in your restaurant.

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    Make sure your staff is prepared

    More than 160 food allergens can affect a diner. ServSafe® Allergens online training protects the health of your guests coping with food allergies.

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    Are you food safety compliant?

    By law, California Food Handler Cards are required for work. Direct new hires to ServSafe so they have theirs on file before your next health inspection.

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    FoodVoice gives operators a say

    The FoodVoice app asks restaurateurs to sound off about the challenges they face each day. The data gathered allows the CRA to suitably represent the industry.

     

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    Health care law next steps

    The launch of calrest.org/healthcare gives restaurant operators a road map to health care law compliance. 

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    Featured Resources

    CRA members save

    We work to develop partnerships that provide tangible value to our members. Leverage your membership with vendors that represent every facet of running a restaurant, with the potential to save enough to cover the cost of your annual membership dues.

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    Legal resources to lean on

    The CRA's Legal Center consists of a top-notch team of attorneys who take the guesswork out of the multitude of laws and regulations affecting restaurants. CRA members qualify for 15 minutes of free legal advice per month through the Helpline.

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    Find health care answers fast

    The CRA is committed to providing the California restaurant industry with comprehensive support as it moves toward implementing health care reform. Find a host of resources at calrest.org/healthcare or ask our staff a specific question.

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    Training wherever you are

    A properly trained staff is crucial to staying in business. The CRA offers nationally recognized ServSafe® food safety and alcohol trainings, both online and in classroom-style settings on- or off-site.

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    Advocacy

    Legislative committee moves to repeal new law prohibiting bare hand contact

    The Assembly Health Committee met this week to consider AB 2130 (Pan), which seeks to repeal the state's “no bare hand contact” with ready-to-eat foods law that officially took effect Jan. 1, 2014.

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    Continued lawsuit trend: Class-action suits being filed over gift cards

    In January 2008, California’s gift card laws changed entitling the holder of a gift card, upon request, to receive cash back from a business on any gift card that has a value of less than $10.

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