Member Center
Login Home Contact Us
Toggle Navigation
Member Benefits
ORA membership doesn't cost...it pays! Your ORA membership will benefit and guide you with legislative support; employment & regulatory guidelines; discounted insurance like workers’ compensation, health and business insurance; payroll processing and credit card services; ServSafe® Sanitation; alcohol server training; discounted natural gas; ASCAP/BMI music licensing; a complimentary video training library; and the state’s largest convention and trade show - just to name a few!  
Training
  • ServSafe® Manager Certification
    Our one-day certification class keeps employees in check with health department regulations.
  • ServSafe® Alcohol
    This ABLE-approved bilingual online course provides mandatory training for alcohol server licensure. ORA members receive 33% off the ServSafe Alcohol online course.
  • ServSafe® Allergens
    Learn to accommodate guests with food allergies. ORA members receive 10% off the ServSafe Allergens online course.
  • Alcohol Compliance Education (ACE)
    ACE training promotes the responsible serving, consumption, and marketing of alcoholic beverages. Group training is available onsite at your business. Minimum of 15 people.
  • Food Safety Posters
    Download our most frequently requested food safety posters. 


Continuing Education
Offered through our event programming and ORA Academy to advance members' knowledge and skill levels in leadership, restaurant operations, and culinary skills. 


Endorsed Providers
  • Heartland
    Bank Card & Payroll Processing
    Special Heartland pricing on bank card and Payroll processing, and employee pay card services and gift card processing services. A Global Payments Company. Contact TJ Kerr, 405-474-5965.
  • Midlands
    Workers’ Compensation Insurance
    Specialized insurance for the restaurant and hospitality industry. Contact Patricia Songer, 405-840-0074.
  • McGregor Insurance Group
    Property, Casualty & Group Health Insurance
    McGregor provides a wide range of innovative coverages that meet the diverse needs of the hospitality industry. Contact Heather McGregor, 877-392-0577.
  • Clearwater Enterprises
    Third-Party Natural Gas
    Clearwater provides ORA members dramatically discounted pricing on natural gas purchasing. Contact Regina Fort, 405-842-9200 ext. 201.
Click here for more detailed information on these providers!

Discounted Services
  • BMI
    Music Licensing
    ORA members save as much as 5-20% off BMI Music licensing fees. Contact Josh Lagersen, 615-401-2832
  • Fishbowl
    Marketing Solutions
    Online marketing solutions for independent and small chain restaurants. Contact Sean Dunn, 703-836-3421
  • Tinker Federal Credit Union
    Credit Union Membership
    ORA members are eligible for full-service banking opportunities from Tinker Federal Credit Union. 800-456-4828
Click here for more detailed information on these services!

Buyers’ Guide
An easy-to-use online resource that makes searching for a product, service, or supplier quick and easy.

ORA Job Bank
List your available staff positions at no cost in our online Job Bank.

Legal Resource Center
Take the guesswork out of the laws and regulations affecting your business with a strong team of attorneys that can counsel ORA members on any matter that may arise. On behalf of our members, ORA has negotiated 15 minutes of complimentary legal advice. Contact Chandy Rice, 800-375-8181, or legal@okrestaurants.com.

Social Media and Communications
Find us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, or find out more through our publications - À la Carte weeklies, The Advisor newsletter, or the Oklahoma Restaurateur magazine.

National Restaurant Association Perks
  • National Restaurant Association Membership
    ORA membership includes dual membership in the national organization for foodservice operators.
  • National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
    Get valuable resources and expert guidance to build your restaurant career. www.chooserestaurants.org
  • Manage My Restaurant
    A resource to help increase traffic, learn about the latest culinary trends, recruit qualified employees or, renegotiate your lease and more. www.restaurant.org/manage-my-restaurant

 
What's Happening
04.09.19
This annual fall event is the largest trade show in the state of Oklahoma and the most important event for foodservice and hospitality industry professionals. Features the ORA Culinary Cook-off and the ORA Cocktail Shakedown.
03.13.19
Tickets for Thirst for a Cause, an annual event raising funds to help with urgent medical expenses for members of Oklahoma's hospitality industry, are now available for purchase. Stay tuned- There will be an even better line-up than last year! This is THE best wine tasting event of the year! Nowhere else will you be able to meet this many vintners, taste this many great wines, and sample this much amazing food under one roof - right here in OKC!
03.18.19
The dates and featured chefs for Odyssey de Culinaire 2019 have been set! The first dinner will be Thursday, July 18 at The Bond in Tulsa, and the second dinner will be Thursday, July 25 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel in Oklahoma City. We hope to see you at one or both of these unique dinners benefitting the Oklahoma ProStart® program!
12.18.18
The goal of ORA Academy is to offer continuing education and professional development to particular demographics of ORA’s membership, specifically Management/Front-of-the-House training and Culinary/Back-of-the-House education. With the exception of the April Academy, all Management sessions will be from 9-11 am and Culinary sessions will be from 1-3 pm, and each session will be $25.
3800 N. Portland Ave., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112
Website by Vieth Consulting