The Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA) is the leading not-for-profit business trade association committed solely to furthering Ohio's foodservice industry.

Founded in 1920, the ORA is backed with more than 93 years of industry experience. Through our commitment, experience and expertise, the ORA is dedicated to the representation, education, assistance and promotion of Ohio's foodservice industry. This is why more than 2,400 companies, representing more than 5,000 locations in Ohio, invest in ORA membership.

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Don’t Let False, Costly Lawsuits Impact Your Bottom Line

Restaurant operators need to take action before being charged with a frivolous ADA violation

As is too often the case, the Americans with Disabilities Act has been used as a means to a quick payout for a false claim, which is why the ORA is asking members to take a stand.

Health Care & Your Business: NRA Partners with eHealth for Health Insurance Enrollment of Nation’s Restaurant Industry Employees

The relationship offers tools and resources to restaurant employees looking to find coverage

On Mar. 17, 2014, the National Restaurant Association announced it is partnering with eHealth, Inc. to offer tools and resources to industry employees looking to find health insurance coverage.

Workers' Compensation Plans Designed to Meet Your Needs

ORA Workers' Comp PlansThe ORA and CareWorks, its third-party administrator, possess foodservice industry experience that assist them in helping members navigate the complex world of Ohio’s workers’ compensation system, which is why they developed the ORA Workers’ Compensation plans. With many aspects from which to choose, there is a plan that's right for your business. To learn more, CLICK HERE.


Health Care & Your Business

ORA Health Care & Your Business PNGThe ORA understands that our members will be impacted by the upcoming changes in health care. With this in mind, the association is committed to providing up-to-date information designed to help members comply with the changes outlined in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA).