As the leading not-for-profit business trade association committed solely to furthering Ohio's foodservice industry, the Ohio Restaurant Association (ORA) exists to help restaurants succeed.

Founded in 1920, the association is backed with more than 94 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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Ohio’s Minimum Wage Increased Jan. 1

The increase is tied to the CPI, 2006 constitutional amendment

Ohio’s minimum wage increased Jan. 1 to $7.95 per hour for non-tipped employees and to $3.98 per hour for tipped employees, plus tips.

The Latest ORA Strategic Partnership Provides Access to a Host of Health Care Solutions

The UnitedHealthcare partnership aims to reduce the operators’ health care burdens

More than 2,000 Ohio restaurant operators now have access to flexible health and wellness solutions through the ORA’s new strategic partnership with UnitedHealthcare.

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).