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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Liability for credit card fraud shifts on Oct. 1

Big changes are under way in the U.S. payment industry. Those swipe and sign credit and debit cards are on the fast track to extinction. On Thursday, Oct. 1, liability for credit card fraud shifts.

Ohio Restaurant Association announces opposition to Issue 3

The Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA) on Monday (9/28) came out in strong opposition to State Issue 3, which would give a small group of investors a monopoly over the cultivation and sale of marijuana in Ohio.

Workers' Compensation Plans Designed to Meet Your Needs

ORA Workers' Comp PlansThe ORA and CareWorksComp, 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.