• Cook Up Big Savings with Energy Efficient Equipment
  • Expo
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Expo
  • NJRA Education Series
  • Annual Awards Gala
  • Sea Breeze
  • Education
  • PAC
  • Tipped Employees
  • ServSafe
  • NJ Hall of Fame Awards


Labor Commissioner Highlights Efforts to Employ Individuals with Disabilities

MORRIS COUNTY, N.J. – Highlighting Gov. Chris Christie’s “Employment First” policy for people with disabilities, New Jersey Labor Commissioner Harold J. Wirths visited two businesses in the restaurant industry that actively seek out and offer employment for job-seekers with disabilities. “At the state Department of Labor and Workforce Development, our Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DVRS)… Read more »

Special ServSafe Alcohol Class at Tri-State Food Expo

The ServSafe Alcohol® program prepares bartenders, servers, hosts, bussers, valets, bouncers and all front-of-house staff to effectively and safely handle difficult situations in your operation. Alcohol service in the Restaurant and Hospitality Industry involves many risks. Failure to act responsibly can result in fines, imprisonment, losing your liquor license, increased insurance costs, or losing your business…. Read more »

Meet Bob Cooper, Gold Plate Award Winner

Since the last two decades, the Gold Plate Award recognizes current outstanding service and achievement in the food service industry. Meet this year’s Gold Plate Winner, Bob Cooper and join us in honoring his thriving career in the Restaurant Industry and his strong commitment to the community! Robert (Bob) Cooper is President & CEO of Chefs International, Inc., a variety… Read more »


Attend Tri-State Food Expo and raise money for Education!

NJRA Partners, TRI-STATE FOOD EXPO, will donate $5 to the NJ Restaurant Educational Foundation (NJREF) for each registrant who pre-registers with a COMPLIMENTARY VIP PASS and ATTENDS the show!!   To raise money for the Ed Foundation, we simply need you to pre-register FOR FREE and join us at the Expo on October 27 & 28… Read more »

2014 Annual Awards Gala

Join us as we celebrate the NJ Restaurant & Hospitality Industry and the best restaurateurs of the year 2014 on December 1, 2014 at The Merion in Cinnaminson, NJ. The honorees of this year’s exceptional event are: Restaurateur of the Year Edward Doherty, Founder of Doherty Enterprises Deborah Roy-Dowdell Lifetime Achievement Award Harry Knowles, Founder of… Read more »

2014 Tri-State Food Expo

Don’t miss your opportunity to meet face-to-face with top retail and foodservice buyers across the Tri-State Region and beyond at the 2014 Tri-State Food Expo! We are excited to announce that Martha Stewart will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Tri-State Food Expo. The Expo will also have a lot of other exciting features… Read more »