Your support and contributions allow the ORA to support the Oklahoma Hospitality Foundation’s goal of enhancing hospitality education, student access, and scholarships. Consider investing in Oklahoma's youth and the future success of the industry!
ProStart® Student Competition
ProStart® students will wow the crowd with culinary and management skills.
Oklahoma ProStart® Teacher Bootcamp
All ProStart® teachers should attend this educational event.
Odyssey de Culinaire
Benefit dinners that create collaboration among Oklahoma City and Tulsa chefs working alongside culinary students.
Thirst for a Cause
This benefit features over 30 wineries and raises money for restaurant employees with urgent medical needs.
Hirst Hospitality Awards
This event pays tribute to the backbone of the restaurant industry - the restaurant employees.
Members of the ORA will come together for Hospitality Day at the Capitol, where we will spend time speaking to legislators about issues facing our industry, and then culminate in a fabulous reception with more than 600 members and legislators at the Chevy Bricktown Events Center.
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.
Beginning October 1, first-time applicants applying for an alcohol server license will be required to attend a mandatory ABLE approved training course to receive their license. ServSafe Alcohol, a partnership between the Oklahoma Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association, is an on-line training course now approved to meet this new mandate. Receive a 33% discount with code OKALCOHOL.