Georgia Restaurant Association’s Karen Bremer to Retire in January

September 12, 2023 Georgia Restaurant Association

The Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA) has announced that president and CEO Karen Bremer will retire on Jan. 16, 2024, after 13 years with the organization and 50 years in the hospitality industry. During her tenure at the helm of GRA, Bremer heightened awareness of the restaurant industry’s positive impact on the state’s economy. 

GA Governor Brian Kemp Signed Cocktails To-Go Into Law

Governor Brian Kemp signed SB 236 | Cocktails To-Go into law. This was a top priority for the Georgia Restaurant Association to help provide additional support to Georgia’s restaurants in recovery after the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gov. Kemp Launches “Safety Promise” Campaign to Urge Georgians to Heed Public Health Guidance

“Now is a vital time for businesses to do everything they can to boost and restore consumer and employee confidence,” said Karen Bremer, CEO of the Georgia Restaurant Association.

Georgia Restaurant Association Wins for Independent Restaurants in Georgia Power Electrical Rate Vote

December 30, 2019 Georgia Restaurant Association

Every three years, Georgia Power Co. presents its case for deciding power rates for residents, large commercial businesses and other businesses, including restaurants. During the first week of November, the PSC heard testimonies from various groups, private citizens and government entities on how an increase would affect them. On Tuesday, the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) adopted proposed power rates.