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08 Dec, 2016, 17:32 ET National Restaurant Association President & CEO Dawn Sweeney Congratulates Andy Puzder on Nomination as Labor Secretary

Today, President-elect Donald Trump named CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc. CEO Andy Puzder as his choice for Secretary of Labor. Puzder has served as...


08 Dec, 2016, 09:15 ET Chefs Predict "What's Hot" for Menu Trends in 2017

Each year, the National Restaurant Association surveys nearly 1,300 professional chefs – members of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) – to...


21 Nov, 2016, 13:43 ET National Restaurant Association Welcomes the Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Alliance to the Association

Today the National Restaurant Association marked a major milestone in its commitment to promoting and elevating diversity in the restaurant...


15 Nov, 2016, 14:51 ET National Restaurant Association now Accepting Submissions for 2017 Food and Beverage Industry (FABI) Awards

The National Restaurant Association® (NRA) is accepting applications for the 2017 FABI Awards, its annual celebration of the year's most ingenious...


14 Nov, 2016, 16:46 ET National Restaurant Association, American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute Combine Forces to Focus on the Future of Hospitality

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) and the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced a partnership for the largest...


24 Oct, 2016, 10:00 ET National Restaurant Association Announces Terry Erdle as Chief Revenue Officer

Today the National Restaurant Association announced the addition of Terry J. Erdle, as Chief Revenue Officer for the Association. In this newly...


19 Sep, 2016, 12:05 ET National Restaurant Association Announces Multi-Year Sponsorship with Procter & Gamble Professional

Today, the National Restaurant Association announced that Procter & Gamble Professional will be a multi-year sponsor of National Food Safety...


15 Sep, 2016, 09:00 ET National Restaurant Association Announces New Marketing and Communications Leadership

 In its ongoing efforts to promote the invaluable role of America's one million restaurants, the National Restaurant Association today...


13 Sep, 2016, 17:46 ET National Restaurant Association Calls for Applications for 2017 Kitchen Innovations Awards

 The National Restaurant Association is now accepting applications for the 2017 Kitchen Innovations Awards. Now in its 13th year, the KI Awards...


01 Sep, 2016, 13:08 ET National Food Safety Month Spotlights Foodborne Illness Detection and Protection

In its ongoing commitment to food safety, the National Restaurant Association today announced this year's National Food Safety Month (NFSM) theme:...


17 Aug, 2016, 16:30 ET Gallup Poll Shows Restaurant Industry Again Voted Most Popular Industry in the U.S.

 The results of the annual Gallup Work and Education Poll released this week show restaurants continue to remain one of the most...


03 Aug, 2016, 09:00 ET New Research Shows Restaurants are Hungry for Tech without the Headache

Today, the National Restaurant Association released new research focusing on technology in the restaurant industry. In "Mapping the Restaurant...


29 Jul, 2016, 10:00 ET Catch It All at this Year's Restaurant Innovation Summit

Today, the National Restaurant Association announced an all-star lineup for its 4th annual Restaurant Innovation Summit (RIS) happening September...


09 Jun, 2016, 13:23 ET Council of State Restaurant Associations Announces New Executive Vice President

The Council of State Restaurant Associations (CSRA) Board of Directors announced that Anuja Miner has been selected as its new Executive Vice...


23 May, 2016, 15:47 ET Full House for Signature '16: Turn the Tables at NRA Show 2016

 The National Restaurant Association's new twist on the traditional keynote address, "Signature '16: Turn the Tables," at the 2016 National...


04 May, 2016, 15:34 ET Survey: Moms Want Seafood, Ethnic Cuisine and Steak on Mother's Day

New research from the National Restaurant Association shows that 35 percent of Americans plan to dine out on Mother's Day, and roughly one in 10...


15 Mar, 2016, 11:50 ET Kids Leap into Health with New Gaming App

With busy families eating on-the-go more frequently, a new game being announced today is taking a creative and fun approach to helping parents and...


10 Feb, 2016, 18:58 ET National Restaurant Association Announces Acquisition of National Registry of Food Safety Professionals

 Today, the National Restaurant Association marked a major achievement in the advancement of food safety training nationwide. The Association...


09 Feb, 2016, 11:00 ET National Restaurant Association Launches #RestaurantsDecide

The National Restaurant Association today announced the launch of #RestaurantsDecide, an initiative showcasing the role restaurants play as...


29 Jan, 2016, 16:47 ET New Officers, Board Members Elected to National Restaurant Association, National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

The National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced today the election...


30 Nov, 2015, 19:02 ET Restaurant Performance Index Rose in October

 Driven by stronger same-store sales and a more optimistic outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant...


12 Nov, 2015, 13:06 ET Bellavita Expo to debut in U.S. at National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in May, 2016

The National Restaurant Association today announced an alliance with Quiris Media, which represents Bellavita Expo, a traveling exhibition made up...


09 Nov, 2015, 15:22 ET 28 Restaurant Brands Serving up Specials to Those Who've Served this Veterans Day

This Veterans Day, the National Restaurant Association is highlighting restaurants across America that are serving up discounts and promotions to...


05 Nov, 2015, 12:47 ET Chefs Predict Top Restaurant Menu Trends for 2016

 The National Restaurant Association (NRA) annually explores the top menu trends for the coming year. For this year's What's Hot culinary...


01 Oct, 2015, 16:17 ET Restaurant Innovation Summit Brings Together the Latest in Tech Thought Leadership, Digital Media and the Future of Food

The National Restaurant Association today announced its agenda for this year's Restaurant Innovation Summit happening October 27th and 28th in San...