Speak Out

  1. Home
  2. /
  3. Speak Out

Reach Out to Your Elected Officials

Your elected officials need to hear from you how important restaurants are to our communities.

Restaurants need assistance from all levels of government to weather the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is what you can ask for at each level to save your neighborhood restaurant:

Federal: Restaurants say then need meaningful cash relief to survive, and that support must come from the Federal government. Reach out to your U.S. elected officials to ask for restaurant-specific funding.

State: Ask state officials to implement ways to increase restaurant revenue — including by safely increasing capacity and extending alcohol to-go — and to consider the impacts each bill could have on your favorite restaurants as the industry tries to recover.

Local: Ask local officials to implement ways for restaurants to increase revenue such as implementing the 5 Star Program, capping third-party delivery fees, 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!

Join us this Wed., 3.3, at 2 p.m for a CRB Virtual Education Session you won't want to miss!⁠

It’s been a stressful year for restaurant owners. In an effort to offset the financial hardships the pandemic caused the restaurant industry, all levels of government have passed an array of grant/loan programs and tax breaks. On March 3, Henry+Horne Partner Brad Dimond, CPA and Austin Bradley, CPA, will discuss the various tax topics that have cropped up this year. They’ll be discussing the Paycheck Protection Program and what’s deductible under the program, changes to carryback guidance, the extension of the Employee Retention Credit and more.⁠

Register with the link in our bio!⁠
...

Everyone’s dining outdoors today... even Pinot 🐾

Our Dine Out to Help Out database will help you find outdoor dining in your area! Click the link in our bio to search for patios or list your restaurant’s outdoor space☀️

#dineouttohelpout #supportlocal #saverestaurants #coloradorestaurants #corestaurants #outdoordining
...

Snowy nights make us long to bundle up on mountain patios. ❄️ They also remind us that while patio-winterization adds invaluable revenue to restaurants, outdoor dining in snowy CO can't replace a full dining room!⁠

Restaurants need increased capacity to survive this crisis - and you can help!⁠

Click the link in our bio to see how you can dine out, take out, and SPEAK OUT to help out your favorite restaurants.
...

In love with these loaded fries from @thepiperinn 😍

Check out the link in our bio to see how you can help the restaurants you love ❤️

#coloradorestaurants #corestaurants #saverestaurants #supportlocal
...

With many counties across the state in Level Yellow as of today, restaurants can now start seating at 50% capacity! Where is the first place you’re headed?

Link in bio to see all the ways you can help restaurants!
...

It's that time of the week when all that's on your mind is drinks on a patio. Check out @blueriverbistro - this Breckenridge gem has been a staple part of the community for 20 years and is the perfect place to unwind over great drinks and food. ...

Tonight at 8 p.m. tune in to @flatironsfoodfilmfest to hear⁠
prominent local restaurateurs talk about the tactics that Colorado restaurants have taken to survive during the pandemic, what we can do to save our restaurants, and the prognosis for the future! ⁠

The event is totally free thanks to the generosity of @goodfood100list and @diningoutmagazine. Click the link in our bio to attend!⁠
...

Restaurants all across the state are open and going above and beyond to provide you with incredible experiences through this crazy time. Tell us how you're planning to support your local restaurants this weekend! ...

The Blue Ribbon Legislative Reception is one of the most anticipated nights of the year among our members and legislators a like, the relationships formed here are invaluable. The event is our industry's chance to build relationships with state legislators and is member-only perk! The stories told this year may be the most critical to date.⁠

We need your voice:⁠

Members. check your email to register for the event on Wed. 2.3 at 6 p.m.!⁠

If you're not a member click the link in our bio to learn more!
...

On Tuesdays we get takeout! ⁠
🍱⁠
Join us in ordering from your local fav tonight - your local restaurants need your help. Be sure to share your pics and tag @corestaurants! ⁠
...

Donate to the Angel Relief Fund