Press Release Archive

 2015
Michigan Restaurant Association Announces Justin Winslow as President and CEO - December 15, 2015

Michigan Restaurant Association Announces Legislators Of The Year Awards - November 18, 2015

Mary Boardway Joins The Michigan Restaurant Association as Vice President of Finance & Administration - November 11, 2015

Michigan Restaurant Association Announces First Ever Pizza Challenge Winner - October 21, 2015

Michigan Restaurant Association Announces Recipe Contest Winners - October 20, 2015

Brian DeBano Departs Michigan Restaurant Association: Justin Winslow to Serve as Interim President & CEO - October 15, 2015

Michigan Restaurant Association Announces Annual Restaurant Show - October 5, 2015

Michigan Restaurant Association Names New Board Members - July 30, 2015

Statement From The Michigan Restaurant Association On Final Passage of House Bill 4052 - June 17, 2015

Statement From The Michigan Restaurant Association Regarding The Press Conference On Eliminating The Tipped Minimum Wage - June 2, 2015

Michigan Restaurant Association Applauds Senate for Passing House Bill 4017 - May 19, 2015

Michigan Restaurant Association Names New Board Members - May 1, 2015

Michigan Restaurant Association Presents Industry Champion Awards - April 28, 2015

Students From Lenawee And Plymouth-Canton Triumph At Michigan ProStart Competition - March 25, 2015

Michigan Restaurant Association Applauds House Committee For Passing House Bill 4017 - March 18, 2015

High School Students Stir Up Excitement At Michigan ProStart® Competition 53 Teams to Compete March 22 & 23 in Lansing - 
March 12, 2015


Michigan Restaurant Association Supports House Bill 4017 Passport Pizza Owner Offers Testimony in Lansing - March 11, 2015

Call for Press Passes. Request Credentials for Michigan ProStart Competition - March 10, 2015

Michigan Restaurant Association Statement Regarding Fee Increases In Governor Snyder's Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Budget Proposal - February 11, 2015

Michigan Restaurant Association Statement Regarding Democrat Press Conference On Paid Leave Mandate - February 5, 2015

Grand Haven's Steve Loftis Receives Award For Distinguished Service From The Michigan Restaurant Association - February 3, 2015

Kalamazoo's Ken Miller Elected Chairman of the Michigan Restaurant Association Board of Directors - January 29, 2015




 2014
Brian DeBano Elected To Council of State Restaurant Associations Board - December 12, 2014

Small Business Saturday Includes Restaurants - November 21, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association Announces Recipe Contest Winners - October 29, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association Statement Regarding Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC) Report - October 22, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association Annual Restaurant Show Announced - October 6, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association Announces Sponsorship Of Lick The Plate - October 1, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association Announces General Election Endorsements - September 15, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association Educational Support Foundation Names 2014 Scholarship Winners - August 14, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association Awards Legislators Of The Year - August 12, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association Names New Board Members - August 5, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association announces Statewide Candidate Endorsements - July 8, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association Statement Regarding Passage of Senate Bill 934 (H-5) - May 27, 2014

Tina Thompson Joins The MRA As Vice President of Finance & Administration - May 9, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association Presents Industry Champion Awards - April 24, 2014

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Honors Passport Pizza as 2014 Restaurant Neighbor Award Winner - April 7, 2014

Statement Regarding President Obama's Ann Arbor Visit and Speech in Support of Increasing Minimum Wage and Eliminating the Tipped Minimum Wage in Michigan - April 1, 2014

Students From Plymouth-Canton And Coldwater Triumph (Again) At Michigan ProStart® Competition - March 26, 2014

High School Students Stir Up Excitement At Michigan ProStart® Competition - March 5, 2014

Minimum Wage Hike is a Recipe for Unemployment – An Op Ed by MRA President & CEO Brian DeBano - February 19, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association Members Offer Specials For Valentine's Day Dining - February 11, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Association's Official Statement Regarding "Raise Michigan" Ballot Proposal - February 10, 2014

Matt Durack Receives Award For Distinguished Service From the Michigan Restaurant Association - February 5, 2014

Mt. Pleasant's Jim Holton Elected Chairman of the Michigan Restaurant Association Board of Directors - January 30, 2014

Michigan Restaurant Industry Expected to Post Growth in 2014 Despite Sustained Challenges - January 22, 2014
 2013
Restaurateurs Want to Protect Their Freedoms - November 19, 2013

Statement From Michigan Restaurant Association Regarding Passage Of Senate Bills 504-505 - November 7, 2013

Restaurant Jobs Provide Career Basics - November 5, 2013

Michigan Restaurant Association Annual Restaurant Show Announced - October 2, 2013

Michigan Restaurants Value Food Safety and Guest Comfort - September 11, 2013

Michigan Restaurant Association Offers Restaurateurs Tool To Notify Employees About Health Care Marketplaces - September 6, 2013

Senate Bill 462 and Logoed Barware - August 29, 2013

Official Statement Regarding MDARD Reinterpretation of Michigan Smoke-Free Law – August 2013

Official Statement Regarding Fast Food Forward Protests – July 2013

Secondary Use Poll Results – April 2013