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TRA Covid Relief

Texas Restaurant Association expands COVID-19 relief fund to include vandalism damage in wake of protests

Association says financial support available to independent operators impacted by demonstrations The Texas Restaurant Association is expanding its TX Restaurant Relief Fund, originally tasked with raising money to help operators cope with coronavirus pandemic issues, to include independent restaurants damaged by vandalism...
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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Names Linda T. Farr President

Registered dietitian nutritionist Linda T. Farr began her one-year term on June 1 as the 2020-2021 President of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Farr, the Academy’s 95th President, is the owner of Nutrition Associates of San Antonio (doing business as...
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The Texas Restaurant Survival Plan

In Texas, as the coronavirus pandemic continues its unrelenting assault of the food and beverage sector, 84% of restaurant operators say they have laid off or furloughed employees. Restaurant owners anticipate laying off or furloughing an additional 18% of employees during the next 30 days, and sales are down almost 70%. Despite the reopening of Texas...
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Luby’s Puts Assets, Operating Divisions Up For Sale

Some cafeterias and Fuddruckers to remain open, the company says

Luby's Inc., parent to the Luby’s Cafeteria and Fuddruckers brands, is seeking to sell its real estate assets and wind down its operating divisions and will distribute net proceeds to shareholders if it can’t be sold in its entirety, the company said Wednesday. The publicly traded Houston-based...
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