We are CRA.  We know restaurants.

We are CRA. We know restaurants.

For more than 100 years, the California Restaurant Association (CRA) has been the largest nonprofit state restaurant association in the nation. The CRA is committed to serving the needs of its member restaurants, businesses that collect billions of dollars in tax revenue for the state. Restaurant sales will exceed $67 billion in 2015, making foodservice one of the most powerful industries in the state.

Existing members save on admission

Members of the CRA can secure complimentary admission to the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo – one ticket for every $100 in CRA dues.

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Join at the show and receive an added benefit!

Restaurants can join the CRA at the Western Foodservice & Hospitality Expo  -- and receive a free ServSafe Manager training ($175 value) for new members.

The CRA offers an array of helpful programs and valuable benefits, including:

  • Discounts + Savings
    The CRA offers members unmatched savings on workers’ compensation and health insurance, job postings, payment processing, and dozens of other​ products and services. Your membership pays for itself over and over! 
  • Community
    Access your local chapter and be the first to know about important opportunities to network with industry leaders, educational seminars, and other events happening near you. You'll also receive membership in the National Restaurant Association.
  • Representation
    From your city hall, to the state Capitol, to Washington, D.C., our advocacy specialists fight on the side of restaurants, and keep you informed of the decisions being made that will affect your business.
  • News
    We promise not to bombard your inbox, but we'll keep you up-to-date on news that matter most to restaurants.

The CRA. We've got your back.

Visit us at the show to learn more, or online here.