Savings

The CRA works to negotiate valuable discounts, programs and services on behalf of our members, always keeping in mind the health of your bottom line. Leveraging your CRA membership with our partners representing every facet of running a restaurant has the potential to present savings that could cover the cost of annual membership dues.

Our partners

Credit card and payroll processing Heartland Payment Systems

CRA members qualify for special Heartland pricing along with personal, local service, online account access to view transactions in real time and 24/7 trained customer support.

Workers' compensation insurance offered by EMPLOYERS

EMPLOYERS, the CRA's endorsed workers' compensation insurance carrier, understands the specialized concerns of the restaurant and hospitality sectors.

Health insurance provided by UnitedHealthcare

UHC provides a wide range of innovative products and services that meet the diverse needs of restaurant employers and employees.

Business intelligence by Ctuit RADAR

Ctuit RADAR is a business intelligence reporting tool that provides deep insight into your restaurant’s financial condition, and   operational modules to control costs and streamline business functions.

Commodity price tracking and online ordering by NGB Markets

NGB Markets is a preferred partner of the CRA, extending a free three-month trial and a 15% discount to members.

E-mail marketing solutions by Fishbowl Marketing

Fishbowl Marketing, the leader in permission-based e-mail marketing for the restaurant industry, now offers an e-mail marketing solution for independent and small chain restaurants.

Financial Services by Heartland Lending Services

Heartland has partnered with Encore Capital Finance Inc., a private lending company, to offer Heartland customers fairly priced alternative lending solutions at rates that allow you to grow and improve your business.

Financing solutions from American Express Merchant Financing

With two solutions from which to choose – monthly or annual financing – each with a low fixed fee, Merchant Financing gives restaurant owners the flexibility and control to manage cash flow so they can focus on running and growing their business. 

Local business intelligence from MasterCard Advisors

See the performance of your business, and the aggregate performance of competitors to gain customer intelligence and insight on local market trends and your competitive performance.

Mobile marketing by CMSText

CMSText leads the way in innovative text messaging marketing techniques thanks to its capability to let you address your customers individually.

Music licensing by BMI

As a member of the CRA you can save as much as 10 percent off of your BMI Music licensing fees.

Natural gas by Tiger Natural Gas

Tiger Natural Gas has more than 22,000 satisfied customers in California and will provide savings to CRA members who use other utility providers. The company can serve any restaurant and will provide a free cost-savings analysis to interested businesses.

Playbook by Red Book Solutions

CRA members receive 10 percent off the CRA Manager’s Red Book.

Special subscription rate to Nation's Restaurant News

As the only weekly news publication in food service, Nation's Restaurant News helps professionals stay ahead of the curve.

Waterless urinals by Falcon Waterfree Technologies

Falcon Waterfree Technologies is the most widely installed brand of waterfree urinal.