Restaurant Membership

The power of membership

As a NYSRA member, powerful resources are right at your fingertips. From protecting your business through effective advocacy, to supporting you with events and education, to providing you key training and cost-saving programs, our focus is making your job easier—and making your business the best it can be.

Join by May 2 and get 10% off your first – year membership dues!

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Your membership at work

An overview of some of our accomplishments over the last year.


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Knowledge and networking to grow your expertise.

Grow your expertise by learning best practices in restaurant marketing, sales and operations.

  • Live and on-demand webinars
  • Seminars, roundtables and networking events
  • Two free badges to NY Restaurant Show at the Javits Center in NYC


Capitol Building

Standing up for your business.

Through effective lobbying and advocacy, we develop and support policies that positively impact the hospitality industry—and work to deter those that harm it.

  • State and local lobbying
  • Federal advocacy through our partnership with the National Restaurant Association
    • When you join NYSRA you automatically have a dual membership with the National Restaurant Association
  • Regional advocacy councils
  • Compliance hotline
  • Legislative monitoring


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Members save more.

Cut costs through exclusive member programs that offer highly competitive rates, group discounts, and rebates on items you already buy.

  • Workers’ compensation
  • Disability insurance
  • NYS Restaurant Association 401 (K) Retirement Plan Exchange
  • NYSRA Listings & Reviews
  • Teladoc Health
  • Heartland payroll and credit card processing
  • Purchase Rebate Program


Restaurant staff

Training and development to support a stronger workforce.

Access proper training for food handling, allergens, serving alcohol, and employee safety to ensure a better workplace and enhance the overall guest experience.

  • 15% discount on ServSafe courses
    • Food Safety Manager
    • Food Handler
    • Alcohol Server/ATAP
    • Allergens
    • Workplace: Sexual Harassment Prevention

Now is when we need each other most. Join NYSRA today.