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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Restaurants Win as Court Strikes Final Blow Against NYC Beverage Ban

The court upheld that the ban was arbitrary, unfair

In a major victory for restaurants and consumers choice, the New York Court of Appeals struck the final blow against New York City’s efforts to ban the sale of sugar-sweetened drinks larger than 16 ounces.

Complete and Post Your OSHA 300 Logs to Avoid Non-compliance Issues

OSHA requires the logs to be posted Feb. 1-Apr. 30, 2014

Now that the holidays are over, it’s time to start preparing your 300 Logs, as required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

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).