2019 Restaurateur’s Gala

A special Gala night to celebrate and recognize the industry with an evening of fine dining, refreshing libations and awards.

Presented by the Kentucky Restaurant Association and Heartland Payment Systems.



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Register for the NRAs “active shooters in the workplace” webinar on January 9, 2019 at 3:00 pm

The number of active shooter events has risen dramatically in the United States in recent years. Recent workplace incidents demonstrate the need for employers to develop policies and procedures to plan for and protect their employees and customers during these highly dangerous occurrences. This webinar will discuss:

  • Key components of an active shooter response policy;
  • Actions recommended by law enforcement officials to take when confronted with an active shooter in the workplace;
  • Potential workplace violence indicators;
  • Steps for addressing employees who have indicated previous violent behavior or indicators of violence;
  • Actions to take to prevent and prepare for potential active shooter incidents; and
  • Managing the consequences of an active shooter incident.


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Top 5 Reasons to Join Your State Restaurant Association

Whether you’ve owned a restaurant for a few months or several years, you will have to deal with the ever-present challenges of the foodservice industry, from training new staff on food safety practices to figuring out health care laws. Luckily, The Kentucky Restaurant Association is there to help you navigate this fast-paced field. This article will discuss the benefits offered by state restaurant associations, and why all restaurant owners should take advantage of the service their association offers.

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Servsafe® Manager 7th 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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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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