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 94 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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Apple's Mobile Technology: A Boon for the Restaurant Industry

These innovations present a huge value proposition for operators, guests alike

Restaurant operators, owners and industry insiders nationwide lauded Apple's development of mobile payments technologies unveiled today as part of the new iPhone 6 and iWatch.

Register Now for the Upcoming Ohio Restaurant Columbus PAC Event

The Sept. 30 event will be held at 4 p.m. at Barley’s Brewing Company

There is strength in numbers, which is why it benefits you and the industry to support the Ohio Restaurant Political Action Committee. Register today!

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.

 

Health Care & Your Business

ORA Health Care & Your Business PNGThe ORA understands that our members will be impacted by the upcoming changes in health care. With this in mind, the association is committed to providing up-to-date information designed to help members comply with the changes outlined in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).