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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Purveyor Members: A special Harry & David gift-giving program just for you!

As an Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA) Purveyor member, you are automatically eligible to cash in the savings when purchasing the finest gourmet and handcrafted gifts for your clients from Harry & David this holiday season.

ORA op-ed in Cleveland Plain Dealer calls out $15 wage demonstrations

On Tuesday, Nov. 10, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) held protests around the state calling for a $15 per hour minimum wage.

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.