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Hundreds of Restaurateurs from Across Nation Will Gather in Washington for National Restaurant Association’s 2012 Public Affairs Conference, April 17-18

More than 500 restaurateurs from across the country will convene in Washington April 17-18 for the National Restaurant Association’s 26th annual Public Affairs Conference, which will feature House Speaker John Boehner, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Congressmen Cedric Richmond and Bobby Schilling, and political journalist Ron Brownstein. The conference agenda also includes […]

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Celebrity Chefs to Perform Live on World Culinary Showcase Stage at NRA Show 2012

An exciting slate of top culinary masters and celebrity chefs will heat things up live on stage in the World Culinary Showcase, one of the most anticipated and talked about features of the National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show. Whether you’re a foodie fanatic or simply take delight in watching […]

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National Restaurant Association Congratulates Levy Restaurants on Receiving VIBE Vista Operator Award

The National Restaurant Association today congratulated Levy Restaurants on receiving the VIBE Vista Operator Award for excellence in responsible alcohol service training. Levy received the award at the VIBE (Very Important Beverage Executives) 2012 conference in Las Vegas last week. The award is sponsored by the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe […]

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National Restaurant Association Joins Suit against Federal Reserve for Failure to Follow Congressional Intent on Swipe Fee Reform

The National Restaurant Association has joined a lawsuit challenging the Federal Reserve’s final rule on debit card swipe fees, arguing that the Fed did not follow Congressional intent to issue regulations that would ensure debit card swipe fees for merchants are “reasonable and proportional” to the cost of processing debit-card […]

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National Restaurant Association Statement on RESTORE Act Passage

The National Restaurant Association today commended the United States Senate for its bipartisan support of the RESTORE Act, which would direct fines paid by BP for tourism promotion and economic improvements around the Gulf of Mexico. “These funds are critical to the long-term health of Gulf Coast communities and businesses […]

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National Restaurant Association Announces 2012 Food and Beverage Product Innovations Awards

The National Restaurant Association has announced the recipients of the 2012 Food and Beverage Product Innovations Awards, which this year recognizes consumable products that deliver significant restaurant operator benefits ranging from new flavor concepts to better-for-you nutritional profiles and operator flexibility. The awardees have been selected by an independent panel […]

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National Restaurant Association and LivingSocial Partner to Research Restaurant Marketing Best Practices

The National Restaurant Association and LivingSocial have announced a new partnership through which both organizations will work to educate and inform restaurant operators on all available marketing channels to build restaurant brand awareness and increase sales. The partnership’s focus will be on a major research project to study restaurant marketing […]

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National Restaurant Association, NRAEF Elect New Officers, Members to Board of Directors and Trustees

The National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) have elected new officers to their Board of Directors and Board of Trustees. The officers took office on January 1, 2012, and led their first board meeting late last month in Phoenix, Ariz. “We are excited to continue […]

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