As the leading not-for-profit business trade association committed solely to furthering Ohio's foodservice industry, the Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA) exists to help restaurants succeed.

Founded in 1920, the association is backed with more than 95 years of industry experience. Through our commitment, experience and expertise, the ORA is dedicated to the representation, education, assistance and promotion of Ohio's foodservice industry. This is why more than 2,400 companies, representing more than 5,000 locations in Ohio, invest in ORA membership.

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2015 Labor Law Posters Will Soon be Available from the NRA

Dual Members of ORA/NRA can buy the posters at a discounted rate of $19.95

National Restaurant Association (NRA) members, which includes Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA) restaurant members who have a dual membership, can purchase an updated all-in-one labor law poster for $19.95 directly from the NRA. Non-members must pay $24.95 for the posters. Once the order has been placed, companies will receive the posters in 10-14 business days.

Ohio's 2015 Minimum Wage Increase

Ohio’s minimum wage increases on Jan. 1, 2015 to $8.10 per hour for non-tipped employees and to $4.05 per hour for tipped employees

Ohio’s minimum wage increases on Jan. 1, 2015 to $8.10 per hour for non-tipped employees and to $4.05 per hour for tipped employees. The increased minimum wage applies to employees of businesses with annual gross receipts of less than $297,000 per year.

Register today for NAPICS

NAPICS 2015Plan to attend the North America Pizza & Ice Cream Show (NAPICS) on Feb. 15-16 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. NAPICS provides education, research, networking and a fun trade show experience for all foodservice operators. ORA members receive one free ticket for every $100 in membership investment paid. CLICK HERE to register before Feb. 11.

Workers' Compensation Plans Designed to Meet Your Needs

ORA Workers' Comp PlansThe ORA and CareWorks, its third-party administrator, possess foodservice industry experience that assist them in helping members navigate the complex world of Ohio’s workers’ compensation system, which is why they developed the ORA Workers’ Compensation plans. With many aspects from which to choose, there is a plan that's right for your business. To learn more, CLICK HERE.