California Restaurant Association
For more than 100 years, the California Restaurant Association (CRA) has been the largest nonprofit state restaurant association in the nation. The CRA is committed to serving the needs of its member restaurants that raise billions of dollars in tax revenue for the state. Restaurant sales will exceed $67 billion in 2014, making foodservice one of the most powerful industries in the state. Learn more.
Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association
The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association is among the most influential trade associations in Florida. The association was established in 1946 to represent the restaurant industry. Since that time, the scope of FRLA's representation has expanded to include the entire hospitality industry including lodging establishments, restaurants and thousands of suppliers to the industry. The association counts among its members some of the largest businesses in each of these categories.
The power and influence of FRLA is indisputable with a legislative track record to back it up. Led by CEO, Carol Dover and an active Board of Directors, FLRA has been effective in influencing legislation that has saved the industry $1.2 billion in taxes and fees over the past 10 years. Learn more.
New York State Restaurant Association
The NYS Restaurant Association's mission is to promote the hospitality profession, while serving and representing its members and their customers through advocacy, innovation and education. 8000-plus member units statewide include Caterers, College and University Foodservice providers, Contract Feeders, Country Clubs, Franchised Restaurants, Independent Restaurants, Purveyors, and Post-secondary students majoring in Foodservice/Hospitality Management. Learn more.