2017 Press Releases

Detroit Restaurant Association Endorses Mike Duggan for Mayor - August 22

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Detroit Searches for Equity in Rising Restaurant Scene - December 5
Discuss Detroit’s so-called comeback in the wake of its historic bankruptcy, and someone’s bound to mention the city’s emerging dining scene...

'Detroit Rising' podcast:  City's restaurants struggle with worker retention - November 28
Herasanna Richards, director of the restaurant group, said they're working with community-based job training organizations to "create a stronger pipeline" for talent to fill jobs in restaurants...

Restaurant Owners Finding Strong Appetites in Detroit - November 20
A resurgent downtown Detroit has become somewhat of a magnet for small startup companies, corporate headquarters and even fine cuisine...

Detroit Restaurant Association reorganizes 50 years after riots - July 20

More than 2,500 businesses were looted or destroyed in the Detroit riots, many of them were restaurants. With customers slow to return to the ones left standing, they've lacked a voice, even 50 years after the riots.  Half of a century has passed since Detroit burned and the city's restaurateurs are ready to organize again to advocate for themselves and spur growth by reforming the Detroit Restaurant Association…

Detroit Restaurant Association Relaunches after 50 Years - July 16
The Michigan Restaurant Association has helped a group of Detroit restaurant owners launch the city's first local organization in nearly half a century. The group will focus on advocating for Detroit's growing dining and hospitality industry…

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