Join the GHRA as we host our 1st Annual State of the Association conference for restaurateurs, managers, chefs, operators and more. This event will have a high energized atmosphere full of fun and education designed to enlighten you and your management team. We will have special guest Adam Hasley from the National Restaurant Association’s Advocacy Research Initiative Department. Adam will provide a wealth of profound understanding over how public policy on the local, state, and federal level will impact the restaurant industry. Additionally, Adam will unveil the Association’s predictive analytics and focus concerning the most current emerging issues poised to have a direct impact on the foodservice industry. There will also be an opportunity to hear from David Jordon, of Littler about common legal issues in the restaurant industry. We’re thrilled to have our state preferred partners, Bright Kitchen Power as our Title Sponsor. Their support will allow us to bring this informational packed afternoon to light!

What you can expect at the State of the Association:

  • Adam Hasley with the National Restaurant Association discussing the landscape and trends for the Restaurant industry
  • David Jordan with Littler will share the latest pitfalls and challenges in restaurant labor and employment
  • Update from the Texas Restaurant Association on the 2019 State Legislative Session
  • Delivery services panel and Q & A session
  • Networking

Thursday, February 21

Ben E Keith 
1 Ben E. Keith Way
Missouri City, TX 77489 
2:00 - 4:30 PM 

Restaurant Owners and Members | Free Entry


Vendors and Allied Members | Entry Fee $25 Per Member


Limited space is available for vendors Showcase Tables ($500). For more information, contact Ty Adams via email or by phone at (713) 802 - 1200.  


Proceeds benefit the GHRA Scholarship Fund, the Texas Restaurant Association Education Foundation, the GHRA, and other deserving local culinary institutions and charities. 

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Please make checks payable to Greater Houston Restaurant Association or call GHRA (713.802.1200) with credit card information. All payments must be received prior to the event.