The Missouri Restaurant Association’s goal is to offer you the tools and information you need to grow your business and make your life easier. You’ll be amazed at all the MRA has to offer, from intangible benefits like networking and social opportunities to discounts on the products and services you need to keep your business competitive. Here are just a few highlights of what you’ll find when you join the Missouri Restaurant Association. Be sure to check back soon. We’re always offering new reasons for you to become part of the MRA.
News and Information Resources
Keep up with current events affecting the Missouri foodservice industry with the MRA’s Communications Initiative.
-Missouri Restaurant Magazine: Our member facing publication available both in print and online for members, with contributions from Missouri Restaurant Association leadership and Allies.
-Missouri Restaurant Weekly: Our weekly e-newsletter that keeps our members informed of the legislation, issues, and trends affecting the Missouri foodservice industry.
-This website: www.morestaurants.org
Professional Marketing Solutions
Draw attention to your business with a listing on the MRA’s website, magazine, weekly e-newsletter, and be presented in our annual Buyer’s Guide.
Networking & Relationship Building Opportunities
Meet face-to-face with other foodservice and hospitality professionals from across the state of Missouri by taking part in chapter meetings, seminars and roundtable discussion forums.
Property & Casualty Insurance
As a member of the Missouri Restaurant Association, you receive an exclusive discount of up to an additional 10% on business owner’s and liquor liability insurance with Illinois Casualty Insurance.
Discounts on Foodservice and Hospitality-Related Programs and Services
Enjoy substantially reduced prices for employee education, credit and payroll processing, licensing, and many others.
Health Insurance Program
Restaurant Healthcare Alliance offers an entire suite of healthcare options that will help you gain easier access to medical coverage and related products and services. Members looking for new benefits or comparing existing benefits can take advantage of this great opportunity. The MRA has partnered with an exclusive plan to bring members a competitive edge in insurance. For more information contact The Meyer Group at (877) 257-5306.
A Potent Voice in Missouri Foodservice and Hospitality Legislation
The MRA is your advocate both in the state Capitol and on Capitol Hill. Your input will help determine foodservice legislation in the state of Missouri and across the US.
Food industry professionals will benefit from joining forces with a powerful and knowledgeable group of industry advocates. From the State Capitol to Capitol Hill, the Missouri Restaurant Association provides a voice for the state’s restaurant and hospitality business. And with a variety of services, resources and business-building tools available, the MRA will help to make your life easier and your business stronger.
We are proud to cater to a growing community of Missouri foodservice professionals, and believe in establishing a dialogue with our members. As a member of the MRA, your input will help us to incorporate new benefits, such as our online Buyer’s Guide and enhanced networking and communication tools. Our goal is to make operating your business as smooth as possible, so that you can focus on staying ahead of the curve. Here’s a look at some of what membership in the MRA has to offer.
Regular Membership in the MRA is designed for restaurateurs. As a Regular Member, you will enjoy savings on services and programs you’ll need to grow your business, including music licensing discounts, e-mail marketing solutions and credit card and payroll processing. You’ll also receive FREE membership in the National Restaurant Association (NRA) along with access to great informational resources such as our Labor & Employment Law Hotline, the MRA Insurance Alliance, Missouri Restaurant Weekly newsletter, Missouri Restaurant Magazine, and more!
Allied Membership in the MRA is designed for restaurant industry service providers. As an Allied Member you’ll enjoy great networking tools, including a FREE MRA membership list detailing all members of the association, a FREE listing in our annual Buyer’s Guide, and more. You’ll also have access to other MRA resources, including our Corporate Sponsorship Program, Missouri Restaurant Weekly newsletter, Missouri Restaurant Magazine, and more!