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MRA PAC Raffle
14 Jun
2017
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MRA PAC Raffle »

WIN two tickets to the August 9th Missouri Showdown that pits the St. Louis Cardinals vs. the Kansas City Royals! (PLUS a one night hotel stay) All-the-while supporting the MRA PAC.

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GKCRA pledges support to Hire KC Youth Program
9 Mar
2017
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GKCRA pledges support to Hire KC Youth Program »

Check out this awesome video from the folks at Hire KC Youth where they feature Kevin Timmons and the Kansas City Kitchen Cabinet. The Kitchen Cabinet has worked with Mayor Sly James to support his signature youth initiative and hire Kansas City youth over the summer.

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Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association assists local culinary program
9 Feb
2017
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Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association assists local culinary program »

The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association (GKCRA), in conjunction with the Kansas City Kitchen Cabinet, presented the DeLaSalle Education Center with new culinary equipment to support its ProStart® program on February 7. The equipment, valued at $2,200, was made possible through a grant from the GKCRA to support the next generation of culinary leaders.

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GKCRA offers specially-priced ServSafe Manager classes on October 20.
1 Sep
2016
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GKCRA offers specially-priced ServSafe Manager classes on October 20. »

Commenting on the addition of the Spanish class this year, GKCRA President James Eddy of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen stated, “The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association is committed to enabling the success and inclusion of all who seek opportunity within our industry.

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GKCRA to present DOL overtime seminar
1 Sep
2016
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GKCRA to present DOL overtime seminar »

Kansas City area restaurants, hotels, and other businesses can learn the details of upcoming changes to federal overtime law recently released by the U.S. Department of Labor at an upcoming seminar to be presented by the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association.

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Passing of Manny Lopez
5 May
2016
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Passing of Manny Lopez »

The Kansas City restaurant, business, and civic community recently lost an iconic figure and friend. Restaurateur Manny Lopez passed away Friday, April 29 at his home, surrounded by his family.

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2016 GKCRA SCHOLARSHIPS
23 Feb
2016
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2016 GKCRA SCHOLARSHIPS »

GKCRA is dedicated to the future of culinary excellence. One of our primary goals is to help guide and support the next generation of restaurateurs on their learning journey. Here is a list of scholarship opportunities to help young people to pursue their dreams.

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GKCRA 100th Anniversary Gala Sponsor Recognition
2 Feb
2016
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GKCRA 100th Anniversary Gala Sponsor Recognition »

BIG Thank you to our dedicated sponsors! The who's-who list of the hospitality industry's leaders.

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Kansas City hosts Centennial Celebration for The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association and dual Inaugural event Jan. 30
12 Jan
2016
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Kansas City hosts Centennial Celebration for The Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association and dual Inaugural event Jan. 30 »

CEO of the National Restaurant Association providing industry keynote commemorating Kansas City as birthplace of national organization; bi-state restaurant leadership present Read more…

You’re invited to an event a century in the making!
22 Dec
2015
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You’re invited to an event a century in the making! »

Join us this year as we celebrate a Century of foodservice as we inaugurate the incoming MRA/GKCRA incoming leaders of 2016 in the birthplace of Restaurant Associations.

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