Whether you're an independent or multi-unit foodservice operator; or you provide products or services to the foodservice industry; or you represent a school, hospital or nursing home; or you operate a Bed & Breakfast; or you’re currently enrolled in graduate or undergraduate culinary or hospitality programs, ORA membership is for you!
"Membership in the ORA brings with it so many exciting opportunities. The ORA truly looks after its own and offers many programs that provide immediate benefits such as programs for the purchase of natural gas, credit card processing, workers' compensation or group health insurance and so much more. All of these member programs are fantastic however, if you will take just a little time to become personally involved, you will be blessed with friendships and support in our industry like you have never known."
Kim McLendon, President
Emerging Brands Inc.
Restaurant members represent tableservice, quickservice, on-site foodservice, cafeterias, and more. This would includes independent and/or multi-unit foodservice operators.
Allied members represent any company, including industry suppliers, distributors, and/or consultants, that supplies goods and services to the industry.
Allied members include non-commercial foodservice facilities like schools, vo-techs, colleges/universities, hospitals, nursing homes, prisons, military foodservice establishments, assisted living centers, etc.
Bed & Breakfast
Bed & Breakfast members includes owners/operators of small lodging establishments that offers overnight accommodation and breakfast.
Student membership is open to students currently enrolled in OK hospitality and culinary undergraduate or graduate programs. Call to join.
Save the date for Tuesday, April 2 and plan on joining us for TulsaFest 2019 at the River Spirit Resort in Tulsa. This annual event features a networking luncheon and educational sessions in the Tulsa area featuring top speakers in the industry.
Chandy Rice, Director of Education for the Oklahoma Restaurant Association, has earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE®) designation, the highest professional credential in the association industry.
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.