Wisconsin Restaurant Association Header Top Menu Dining Guide WRA Gift Certificates ServSafe Expo Home
 
Resources

Laws & Regulations
ServSafe Food Safety
Hotline
Publications
Dining Guide
Find Goods & Services
Gift Certificates
News & Alerts

WRA Media Contact:

Tracy Kosbau
Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations
tkosbau@wirestaurant.org

WRA ad

 
Industry Alerts & News Releases

WRA provides accurate, up-to-date information on topics specific to the foodservice industry. WRA members conveniently receive up-to-the-minute news via emails, alerts, e-Newsletters and printed materials as a benefit of membership.

If you are a part of the media and would like more information or interviews for a story, please contact Tracy Kosbau at 800.589.3211.

Alerts

July 13, 2017
WRA President & CEO Ed Lump Retiring in 2018

June 21, 2017
State on a Plate Video for June

June 8, 2017
Opportunity for Industry Suppliers to Connect with Foodservice Buyers

May 3, 2017
Tip Credit Notification Requirements

May 1, 2017
It's Time to Repeal Wisconsin's Personal Property Tax

April 13, 2017
Advocacy Day—April 26, 2017

April 5, 2017
Dogs on Patios

April 4, 2017
Seized Liquor Sale

March 7, 2017
September 1 School Start Date: Myth vs. Fact

March 7, 2017
Pre-Registration Ends Sunday for the Midwest Foodservice Expo

February 6, 2017
Don’t Drop Your Guard—Department of Labor Audits Still a Threat

January 11, 2017
Your 2017 Expo Preview is Available NOW!

January 3, 2017
Restaurateurs share New Year’s Resolutions

January 3, 2017
Deliver the Ultimate Customer Service Experience!

December 21, 2016
2017 What’s Hot Culinary Forecast

December 5, 2016
ProStart Online Giving Campaign

November 23, 2016
OVERTIME RULE BLOCKED; WON’T TAKE EFFECT DECEMBER 1

November 14, 2016
Registration for the 2017 Midwest Foodservice Expo is Open!

November 14, 2016
Get a $10 Gift Certificate for Every $100 Purchase

October 25, 2016
Restaurant establishments offer promotions for veterans

October 19, 2016
Personnel Files Available

October 11, 2016
Restaurant Industry Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

October 5, 2016
ALL-NEW Buyers Guide is here!

October 5, 2016
General Election on November 8th

September 14, 2016
Change in Food Protection Manager Certification Announced

September 7, 2016
Restaurant Industry Tracking Survey

September 7, 2016
National Food Safety Month

August 29, 2016
Supper Club Showdown

August 11, 2016
The Wisconsin Bone Marrow or Organ Donation Leave Act

August 8, 2016
Voting for Primary Elections August 9th

August 8, 2016
Join the WRA for an Educational Session on Wage and Hour Laws

August 8, 2016
Start Planning for Impact of New DOL Overtime Rule

July 5, 2016
Coalition Created to Repeal Wisconsin’s Personal Property Tax

June 9, 2016
DHS Merger – Change in Food Safety Licensing

June 6, 2016
Avoiding DOL Audits

April 22, 2016
Wisconsin Restaurateurs Go to Washington

April 15, 2016
Congratulations to the Faces of Diversity & Restaurant Neighborhood Awards Finalists

April 13, 2016
83rd Midwest Foodservice Expo Recap

March 14, 2016
Wisconsin Tourism Campaign Features Supper Clubs

January 5, 2016
2016 Midwest Foodservice Expo Is Coming!

January 4, 2016
Limited Time Offer! Pay $99 for ServSafe Manager Online Training

November 25, 2015
Limited Time Offer on ServSafe Alcohol Certification

November 13, 2015
New Resources on I-9 Employment Eligibility

November 9, 2015
What’s Hot - 2016 Culinary Forecast

November 4, 2015
Show Your Support for the ProStart® Program Chili Tasting Event in Appleton

November 3, 2015
Restaurants Support Vets 2015

November 2, 2015
Restaurant/Hospitality Workplace Stress

October 7, 2015
NRAEF Awards Deadline Approaching – Apply Now!

September 23, 2015
Wisconsin DMV Debuts New Driver License/ID Cards This Fall

September 22, 2015
September is National Food Safety Month

September 8, 2015
Americans with Disabilities Act Educational Event in the Dells

September 3, 2015
Just Released Wisconsin Supper Club Cookbook

July 29, 2015
Share Your Thoughts on Buy Local

July 28, 2015
Crisis Communications Tips for Restaurants

July 1, 2015
Golfing FORE Our Future

June 15, 2015
Meet@RestaurantEddie

June 15, 2015
How did you get started in the restaurant industry?

June 4, 2015
Video: Chairman’s Message

June 4, 2015
Teen Labor ?s

June 4, 2015
FAQs on CFPM Certification

May 20, 2015
Day for Remembering

April 8, 2015
Issues We're Following, Right Now

March 20, 2015
WRA Announces State Finalists for 2015 NRAEF Awards

March 19, 2015
Wisconsin ProStart Invitational

March 18, 2015
ProStart Invitational in Pictures

February 25, 2015
Stats on Wisconsin’s Restaurants (PDF)

February 17, 2015
Hand-washing Signs

January 29, 2015
ACA Deadline: February 15

January 27, 2015
40 Hours is Full Time

January 8, 2015
40 Hours is Full Time

January 8, 2015
Talking with Legislators

December 4, 2014
What’s Hot in 2015

December 3, 2014
WRA Gift Certificates

November 25, 2014
FDA Menu Labeling Rules Released

November 12, 2014
Restaurant Industry Awards for a Job Well Done

November 5, 2014
Election Results

October 31, 2014
Foodborne Illness Response Guidelines for Restaurants

October 29, 2014
Restaurants Support Vets

October 16, 2014
WRA Political Endorsements

September 19, 2014
Restaurants & Sustainability

September 12, 2014
Is My Ice Safe?

September 4, 2014
Scam Alert: “Slamming”

August 27, 2014
National Food Safety Month

August 13, 2014
Celebrate Excellence

July 18, 2014
America Works Here

June 26, 2014
Gluten-Free Labeling Guide

June 25, 2014
Wage and Hour Audits

June 19, 2014
Dogs on Patios

June 18, 2014
New Wisconsin-focused Study on Minimum Wage

June 9, 2014
Wisconsin’s First Female Wing Commander a WRA Member and WRA PAC Trustee

June 3, 2014
Vote for Wisconsin Restaurants in Nat’l Competition

May 20, 2014
Putting Together Successful Restaurant Concepts

April 29, 2014
CFPM Recertification Exam

April 29, 2014
Wisconsin a Nat’l Winner

April 29, 2014
New Training Tools

April 3, 2014
Menu Labeling

April 2, 2014
Wisconsin ProStart Invitational

April 2, 2014
Expo Recap

March 31, 2014
Dignitaries Participate in WRA Event

March 25, 2014
2014 WRA Awards

February 24, 2014
New Member Benefit!

February 24, 2014
Healthcare Updates

February 24, 2014
Lobby Day Wrap-up

January 23, 2014
WRA Announces State Finalists for NRA Awards

News Releases

May 3, 2017
Restaurant Neighbor Award Finalists

May 3, 2017
Faces of Diversity Finalists

March 15, 2017
Mark and Jean Landreman of Landreman’s Family Restaurant Named 2017 Restaurateurs of the Year

March 15, 2017
Restaurant Industry Leaders Honored at 2017 Annual Awards Dinner

March 15, 2017
High School Students Compete in State ProStart Competition Winners to Represent Wisconsin at National Competition

March 2, 2017
Midwest Foodservice Expo March 13-15 in Milwaukee

February 9, 2017
Glee Brechler from James Madison Memorial High School Honored as 2017 Wisconsin ProStart Teacher of the Year

November 7, 2016
CORRECTING THE RECORD: WISCONSIN RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION BACKS ED BROOKS IN REEDSBURG-AREA ASSEMBLY RACE

November 1, 2016
Local Businesses and High Schools Team up for Sizzling Chili Bowl Throwdown

October 14, 2016
WRA Education Foundation Announces Salute to Excellence Awards and Student Scholarships

August 4, 2016
Restaurants Endorse Christine Sinicki for Assembly

August 3, 2016
Wisconsin Restaurant Association Supports Immigration Reform Campaign

April 15, 2016
Wisconsin Restaurants Honored with Restaurant Neighbor Awards for Excellence in Community Engagement

April 15, 2016
Wisconsin Restaurant Industry Leader Honored with Faces of Diversity Award

March 15, 2016
Restaurant Industry Leaders Honored at 2016 Annual Awards Dinner

March 15, 2016
Mary Rowley of Goose Blind Grill & Bar Named 2016 Restaurateur of the Year

March 14, 2016
State High School Culinary and Management Competition Results Announced

January 19, 2016
Chico Pope to Serve as Chairman of Wisconsin Restaurant Association

January 15, 2016
Kayla Correll from Greendale High School Honored as 2016 Wisconsin ProStart Teacher of the Year

November 6, 2015
Local Businesses and High Schools Team up for Sizzling Chili Bowl Throwdown

October 7, 2015
Salute to Excellence Awards and Scholarship Winners Announced

July 7, 2015
Wisconsin Restaurant Association Supports Keeping the Bucks

June 29, 2015
Wisconsin Couple Plans to Bicycle to 72 Counties in 72 Days, Visiting Restaurants in Every County

June 11, 2015
Coming to Restaurants Near You: 16,900 Summer Jobs

April 14, 2015
Wisconsin Restaurants Honored with Restaurant Neighbor Awards for Excellence in Community Engagement

April 14, 2015
Wisconsin Restaurant Industry Leaders Honored with Faces of Diversity Award

March 26, 2015
College Culinary Competition Results Announced

March 23, 2015
Restaurant Industry Leaders Honored at 2015 Annual Awards Dinner

March 11, 2015
WRA Top Honor Announced

March 11, 2015
State High School Culinary and Management Competition Results Announced

March 5, 2015
High School Students to Compete in State ProStart Competition Winners Represent Wisconsin at National Competition

March 5, 2015
Midwest Foodservice Expo March 9-11 in Milwaukee

February 25, 2015
Barb Bruesewitz from Wauwatosa East Honored as 2015 Wisconsin ProStart Teacher of the Year

February 23, 2015
Steve Schilling to Serve as Chairman of Wisconsin Restaurant Association

February 19, 2015
Midwest Foodservice Expo Spices Up Marketing Efforts with Help of Tourism Grant

October 16, 2014
Chili Tasting Event in the Dells

October 14, 2014
Minimum Wage Hike Not Good for Wisconsin’s Economy

September 22, 2014
WRA Education Foundation Receives $16,700 Grant from National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

September 12, 2014
Restaurants Rated Highest Business Sector

September 9, 2014
Schimel Receives Wisconsin Restaurant Association Endorsement (PDF)

September 4, 2014
WRA Education Foundation Announces Salute to Excellence Awards

August 28, 2014
New Study on "Who Works in the Restaurant Industry" is Largest and First Report of Its Kind in Decades

June 18, 2014
New Study Shows Proposed State Wage Increase Would Eliminate 16,500 Jobs in Wisconsin

April 29, 2014
Finalist from Wisconsin Named in National Restaurant Association Operator Innovations Awards

April 29, 2014
Winner from Wisconsin Named in National Restaurant Association’s Second Annual Kids LiveWell Recipe Challenge

March 21, 2014
Restaurant Industry Leaders Honored at 2014 Annual Awards Dinner

March 21, 2014
Trey Hester of Rocky Rococo Restaurants Named 2014 Restaurateur of the Year

March 21, 2014
Rose Hunt Honored with Chapter Hero Award

March 21, 2014
Steve Sazama Honored with Award of Merit by Wisconsin Restaurant Association

March 13, 2014
State High School Culinary and Management Competition Results Announced

March 13, 2014
WRA Staffer Earns CAE Credential

March 12, 2014
Wisconsin Restaurant Association Announces New Board Members

     
Archives    
 
Wisconsin Restaurant Association logo Home
About
Board
Chapters
Staff
      Join WRA
Members Only
Industry Suppliers
Online Store
Calendar

Hotline
Dining Guide
ServSafe
Expo
NRA
Facebook button LinkedIn logo Pinterest button YouTube button Instagram button Google+ button

WRA Business Hours:
Monday-Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Wisconsin Restaurant Association • 2801 Fish Hatchery Rd. • Madison, WI 53713 • Tel: 608.270.9950 • Toll Free: 800.589.3211 • FAX: 608.270.9960