Tag Archive: Texas Restaurant Association

Apr 05

A plateful of justice: The people who wash your dishes and the folks who cook and serve your food deserve better.

When my father immigrated to the United States from Mexico in the mid-1980s, his first job was washing dishes at a Furr’s Fresh Buffet restaurant in New Mexico. It paid the state mandated minimum wage of $2.90 per hour. My father sent a portion of his scant earnings back to his parents and younger siblings …

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Jul 07

Local restaurateur honored, inducted into Hall of Fame

Gerard Cace has received the Texas Restaurant Association’s (TRA) highest award for his contributions to the restaurant industry and the TRA.  Owner of Longview’s Johnny Cace’s Seafood and Steak House was recently inducted into the TRA Hall of Honor in a ceremony in Dallas.  TRA CEO Richie Jackson spoke glowingly of Cace’s accomplishments. “Gerard Cace …

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