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 key training and cost-saving programs, our focus is making your job easier—and making your business the best it can be.

Membership dues start as low as $395 a 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
  • Free badges to NY Restaurant Show at the Javits Center in NYC


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The voice of the hospitality industry in New York.

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
  • Regional advocacy councils
  • Compliance hotline
  • Legislative monitoring


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Savings programs to help you prosper.

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

Education and training for a stronger workforce.

Access proper training for food handling, allergens, serving alcohol, and employee safety to ensure a positive 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

Help shape the future of the hospitality industry in New York, become a member today!