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Contact Your Elected Officials

Your government representatives need to hear from you about how vital restaurants are to your community.

Restaurants need assistance from all levels of government to succeed in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is what you can ask for to save your favorite restaurants:

Federal: Restaurants need more industry-specific cash relief, which must come from the Federal government. Reach out to your U.S. elected officials to ask for additional restaurant-specific funding.

State: Ask your state officials to pass legislation that will increase restaurant revenue — including extending alcohol to go — and to consider the impacts each bill could have on restaurants.

Local: Ask your local officials to support increased revenue for restaurants, including managing third-party delivery services, allowing sales tax retention, and waiving license fees.

Help Us Get The Word Out

Post photos from your dining experiences on social media, being sure to tag the restaurant and CRA’s profile.

Please ensure you follow us and share our message on all social media platforms. We are consistently sharing pertinent updates and ways that people can assist our industry!

Looking for a fun, flexible way to make great money this summer and friends that are more like family? Visit our new Colorado Restaurant Job Board (#linkinbio) today to find opportunities at all levels. ☀️⁠

#RestaurantRenaissance #PeopleBehindThePlates #CORestaurants #SummerofRestaurants

Drink Red Wear Red is two weeks away and tickets are selling quickly! We can't wait to celebrate with you in person (finally), along with over a dozen of Denver's best restaurants, fine wines from @rndc_usa, live music from @thespicypickles, and a silent auction all to benefit restaurant workers. 🍷⁠

Get your tickets now with the link in our bio!⁠

This event is brought to you in part by @crsinsurancebrokerage and @societyinsurance, yet another example of these companies relentless support of our industry.⁠

This view, plus dozens of wines and great food from some of Denver's top restaurants? It can all be yours at Drink Red Wear Red on Thursday, June 17, at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science @denvermuseumns, thanks in part to sponsor talentReef, helping restaurants succeed with workforce recruiting, hiring, and retention software. For tickets and details, see link in bio. ...

What type of restaurant advocacy group would we be if we didn't recognize #InternationalBurgerDay? The Drive Thru Burger from @pigandsprout is one of our favorites! You can catch them and 15 other of Denver's best restaurants at our Drink Red Wear Red industry party on June 17! 🍔⁠

Click the #linkinbio to learn more and get your tickets before prices go up on June 1!

Don't let alcohol to go end on July 1! We need you to call or email your elected officials and ask them to support the HOUSE version of HB 1027 with the link in our bio TODAY! ⁠

It is crucial that they hear what this has meant to your business or to you as a member of the community and how extending this allowance for five years will help local restaurants recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. ⁠

Speak out now! 📣

Restaurants need all the financial assistance possible as they begin to recover from the pandemic. Join us in supporting the passage of HB21-1027 or alc to go. #copolitics #coleg⁠

#CO restaurants, find info to support at the #linkinbio.

Wondering how you should celebrate #NationalWineDay? Get your tickets to taste countless of @rndc_usa 's finest wines at Drink Red Wear Red -a lively party on June 17 at the @denvermusuemns in celebration of Colorado's restaurant industry!⁠⁠
Hurry and secure your spot by June 1 to enjoy deeply discounted pricing to one of Denver's biggest events kicking off this comeback summer. 🍷 ☀️⁠⁠
More info and tickets at #linkinbio.

A year ago when the pandemic struck, other companies reduced their staff and moved out of town. @SpotOn, our preferred technology provider, doubled down on their commitment to empower Colorado businesses by:⁠

👉 Helping restaurants quickly transition to online ordering and get back up and running in no time⁠
👉 Rolling out innovative solutions to help restaurants comply with contact tracing for Colorado’s 5-Star Certification program⁠
👉 Launching “To Denver, With Love” to give community members a simple way to support Denver-area restaurants, bars, and workers that have been impacted by the pandemic⁠

Click the link in our bio to learn more!

Join us in texting MORERELIEF to 52886 to tell Congress to replenish the Restaurant Revitalization Fund! While we're optimistic for the summer ahead, more relief is needed to help more of your local restaurants recover from the hardest year in living memory. Speak up now!⁠ 📣⁠ ...

Is your post-pandemic bucket list shaping up to be a mile long? Check off a bunch of Denver's best restaurants, an in-person (al fresco and spacious) party, live music, and supporting the community -- join us on June 17 for Drink Red Wear Red! Tickets and more info at #linkinbio. (save if you buy before June 1 😉)⁠

@mizuna_denver @thebinderydenver @gquebbq @comida @mariaempanada @nosherycafe @estersdenver @pigandsprout @sullivanscrapkitchen @hooters @denvermuseumns⁠

#CO Senators, vote YES on HB21-1027 or alc to go. It is popular with the voting public and gives Coloradans the chance to support their communities and local restaurants, explore creative cocktails, and enjoy hard-to-find wines and spirits. It’s a win-win! #copolitics #coleg⁠

Restaurants speak out at our #linkinbio

At this point, it’s a way of life 😎
#takeouttuesday is not only something we look forward to every week, but a wonderful way to support local businesses that essential parts of our communities.

Link in our bio to see #Colorado specials!

📸: @denisemickelsen

"Sherry Wertz, owner of Liquor World, said she hasn’t lost business to date & doesn’t expect to if the bill passes." @Durango_Herald.⁠

#CO Senators, vote YES on HB 1027 to give restaurants a chance to move into recovery from a position of strength. #copolitics #linkinbio⁠

In an industry that employs more women in management than any other... Mother’s Day is one of our fav of the year. Celebrate the Mothers in your life and support the Moms behind your fav local restaurants at the same time by dining or taking out today. 🥰 Happy Mother’s Day from the CRA! ...

#CO restaurants, we need YOU to reach out to your #CO Senators TODAY to tell them what this additional source of revenue has meant to your business & how it will help with recovery from the impacts of the #COVID19 pandemic. #copolitcs #coleg⁠

Learn more and speak out at #linkinbio!

This year Drink Red Wear Red is going back further than pre-pandemic... we're going prehistoric!⁠

Join our Foundation and Mile High Chapter for a night out at the museum to benefit restaurant workers featuring tastes of Denver's best restaurants, a silent auction, fine wines from @RNDC_USA, and live music!⁠

After the crisis of the past year, Colorado’s restaurant community needs a night where we celebrate them. ⁠

Get deeply discounted tickets, $125 for the exclusive VIP experience and $45 for GA, before June 1!⁠

Tickets and more info at the link in our bio!⁠

Get ready #CO

This #TakeOutTuesday is a reminder that you can celebrate #denverrestaurantweek with to-go and delivery options!
Be a part of the vibrant Colorado restaurant community by dining out or taking out this week and beyond ✨

📸: @sharoneatsworld
🍔: @thecherrycricket

Tonight kicks off #DenverRestaurantWeek! After a challenging year, this week is a chance to celebrate the amazing restaurants that make our communities feel like home.

Pictured is the mouthwatering Bucatini All’Amatriciana on the menu @copertadenver. Show us where you #DineOuttoHelpOut this week!

Restaurant week menus in bio!

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