KRA Day At The Races Expo

Join us November 17, 2016 at Churchill Downs. Be our VIP guest to visit beautiful Churchill Downs! Open to Restaurant Owners, Managers and Chefs!


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2017 Applications are now open

Restaurants demonstrate an unwavering commitment to their communities in good times and bad. Perhaps no other industry has deeper community roots. In large and small communities, people turn to restaurants each day for sustenance, support and socialization – and restaurants give back to their communities, improving the quality of life for all they serve.

With nine in 10 restaurants involved in community service, the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation works to raise awareness of the many philanthropic efforts taking place in the restaurant industry across America.

Each year, a small business, a mid-size restaurant company and a large/national chain each receive 10,000 to support a favorite charity or community project, and winners receive an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to receive their award during a gala awards dinner.

To view 2016 Restaurant Neighbor Award Recipients, click here.

Apply today for the Restaurant Neighbor Award


Servsafe® Manager 6th Edition

Why Enroll Yourself and Your Staff? It is up to you and your staff to get a clean handle on sanitation. It is your responsibility to protect the public from food borne illness.

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Kentucky Restaurant Journal

Every issue of the Kentucky Restaurant Journal features high-impact industry news, articles and information that are critical to restaurants and others in the hospitality industry in Kentucky.

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Menu Labeling Delayed

The Food and Drug Administration has delayed the effective date for the federal menu-labeling regulation for chain restaurants and similar foodservice operations to December 1, 2016. 


Click here for the link to the FDA announcement.



The Kentucky Restaurant Association is a not-for-profit trade association representing Kentucky foodservice outlets and a variety of businesses associated with the foodservice industry. The Association provides members with a wide range of educational resources.

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Journal Archives

With an audience of over 20,000 readers the Kentucky Restaurant Journals features and articles keep you abreast of Association activities and what’s happening in Kentucky foodservice. FREE TO KRA MEMBERS!

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