Membership Benefits and Available Services

Dual Membership with National Restaurant Association at no additional cost, (Kentucky restaurants only) Free access to the industry’s largest information resource library, discounts on publications and videos, Free Restaurants USA magazine and Washington Weekly newsletters subscriptions, and more.

Government Relations, Professional lobbyists represent KRA members on all state legislative and regulatory issues in Kentucky and nationally through the National Restaurant Association. Keep involved and informed with KRA’s MEMBERS ONLY Legislative Update emails. Chapter Meetings, Social & educational events let you interact with other foodservice professionals.

Regional Expos are professional showcases of the latest in services, equipment and products, for VIPs in every area.

Bi-Monthly Magazine, Kentucky Restaurant Journal’s features and articles keep you abreast of Association activities and what’s happening in Kentucky foodservice. FREE TO KRA MEMBERS!

Information Hotline, KRA staff can provide members with confidential, anonymous information and assistance with wage and hour, health, safety, employee, compliance and management issues affecting your operation. Web Site Listing, FREE listing of your business at exclusively for KRA MEMBERS!

Your KRA membership entitles you to reduced costs for the following services:

Automatic Bill Payment

Dues can be automatically paid monthly, quarterly or anually – no check to write and KRA benefits are not disrupted.


Discounted ad rates for KRA MEMBERS with the Courier Journal, Louisville Magazine, Lexington Herald Leader, & Kentucky Restaurant Journal (15% discount in Journal), Kentucky Travel Guide (10% off)

Banner Ads

Discount rates for banner ads at

Credit Card Processing

Savings that is exclusively members.

Employment & Training Programs

Reduced rates for KRA MEMBERS on employment & training assistance!


Fishbowl e-mail marketing can be used to announce: *New Menu Items, *Charity Events & *New Store Openings.

Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary

Reduced rates on Property & Casualty, Liability, Equipment Breakdown, Business Income & much more. Commercial Packages include 5% off Secura insurance premiums through Van Zandt, Emrich & Cary.

Music Licensing

Up to 20% discount on Music Licensing fees.

On-Hold Marketing

special rates for members

Payroll Processing

15% discount on Payroll Processing.

P.O.S. Supplies

10% discount on POS supplies.

Pressure Wash Services

Discount rates for pressure wash services, repair & sales services, grease trap & drain services.

ServSafe® & ServSafe Alcohol®

Reduced rates on ServSafe® & ServSafe Alcohol® classes.

Web Page Design

20% discount on all internet development & graphic art services, including web hosting.

Discounts on Subscriptions

Discount on your subscription to Nation’s Restaurant News.

And There’s More!

Member Directory with Supplier Listing, Management Seminars and Training Programs, Restaurant Employment Applications and Other Employment Materials for Sale, Free Required Posters, Safety Information, Purchase Checklist, and MORE. Library of Books and Videos for Training and Management.

Membership Application for Restaurants


Membership Application for Suppliers


Membership for an Educational Facility