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Why Join the CRA?

The Colorado Restaurant Association (CRA) is here for you – and your business – as the uniting force supporting the state’s hospitality industry. Your voice is vital to the success of our community and your investment in CRA membership gives you a platform to share your political priorities, gain access to business-building tools and resources, and develop deeper relationships with your peers across the state.

If you are a foodservice industry product or service provider and want to join our community click here.

Advantages of Membership

There are many benefits to joining the CRA member community!

Advocacy

Advocacy

We listen to you and represent your business at every level of government. Our Government Affairs team and lobbying partners work hard to influence the legislative decisions that ultimately determine your success.

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Restaurant Resources

Restaurant Resources

We offer our members free legal and professional advice, compliance guidance and resources, newsletters, vendor listings, and more.

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Education

Industry Training & Education

We provide essential operational trainings, certifications, and educational programming to keep you and your team in compliance and on the cutting edge.

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Colorado Restaurant Foundation

Workforce Development & Support

We foster the next generation of hospitality leaders through training and wellness programs and emergency support.

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Community

Community & Networking

There are chapters across Colorado that host meetings, events, seminars, and webinars year-round.

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Member Discounts

Discounted Products & Services

We negotiate valuable discounts, programs, and services on behalf of our members.

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Dual Membership

As part of your CRA membership, you also receive a membership with the National Restaurant Association.

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Restaurant Membership Dues

CRA restaurant membership dues are based on gross annual food and beverage sales of all Colorado locations under any single ownership. Membership starts at $50.83 monthly.

Gross Annual Sales CRA Annual Dues
$0 – $500,000 $610
$500,001 – $750,000 $825
$750,001 – $1,000,000 $1,090
$1,000,001 – $2,000,000 $1,435
$2,000,001 – $4,000,000 $1,890
$4,000,001 – $7,000,000 $2,325
$7,000,001 – $10,000,000 $3,155
$10,000,001 – $20,000,000 $4,200
Over $20,000,000 $5,125
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Have questions or looking for more information on becoming a CRA restaurant member?

Jen Johnson, CRA Business Development & Engagement Manager, is available to answer any questions you have about CRA membership. Contact her at:

jjohnson@corestaurant.org  (303) 830-2972 x119  (303) 906-3373