National Restaurant Association What's Hot Culinary Forecast
The National Restaurant Association's annual culinary forecast predicts menu trends for the year ahead. The NRA surveyed professional chefs - members of the American Culinary Federation - and professional bartenders - members of the United States Bartenders' Guild - on hot food and drink trends on restaurant menus.
Restaurant Industry Updates
NRA's Hudson Riehle provides an update on the latest Restaurant Performance Index and other economic indicators.
Save the date for Tuesday, April 2 and plan on joining us for TulsaFest 2019 at the River Spirit Resort in Tulsa. This annual event features a networking luncheon and educational sessions in the Tulsa area featuring top speakers in the industry.
The dates and featured chefs for Odyssey de Culinaire 2019 have been set! The first dinner will be Thursday, July 18 at the River Spirit Casino Resort in Tulsa, and the second dinner will be Thursday, July 25 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City. We hope to see you at one or both of these unique dinners benefitting the Oklahoma ProStart® program!
Beginning October 1, first-time applicants applying for an alcohol server license will be required to attend a mandatory ABLE approved training course to receive their license. ServSafe Alcohol, a partnership between the Oklahoma Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association, is an on-line training course now approved to meet this new mandate. Receive a 33% discount with code OKALCOHOL.