Member Services

Why join?

Joining the California Restaurant Association means adding volume to the voice of the industry, as well as having full and instant access to every service and resource we provide, often at a significant savings. The exclusive benefits and business-building tools that come with CRA membership are designed to strengthen your business and make life easier. We’re at your service.

The CRA is a full-service solution for every variety and size of restaurant. We are at once powerful advocates, legal advisers, an information hub and a catalyst for networking. And we’re committed to offering the meaningful perks and resources you need to attract and retain customers and run a profitable business.

Companies that serve restaurants have a strong ally in the CRA. Not only do our restaurant members look to the CRA Member Directory, Buyers Guide and other communications when seeking products and services, they also build relationships at regional and state events, providing plenty of opportunities for service providers to make the real connections necessary to expand your reach.


Our advocacy specialists fight on the side of restaurants, and keep you informed of decisions being made that will affect you.


Take advantage of exclusive pricing on a range of products and services available to you, just for being a member.

Community + Networking

Tap into your local chapter or regional network and be the first to know about events happening near you.

Legal Center

Our top-notch team of attorneys takes the guesswork out of the multitude of regulations governing restaurants.

News + Information

A robust portfolio of communication channels keeps the industry up-to-date.

Resources + Support

Referrals, research and assistance is just a phone call or e-mail away.

Buyer's Guide

First-rate service providers and vendors in your area are simply a click away.

Member Directory

Search by name or location to pinpoint more than 22,000 CRA members.


Find answers to many of the most asked questions about the CRA.