Whether you are looking to get a deal on restaurant supplies or payroll solutions, you’ll find it through membership at the CRA. Take advantage of exclusive member discounts through our Endorsed Provider members.

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BMI Music Licensing

The majority of music that businesses play is protected by copyright law;  BMI is the bridge between songwriters/artists and the businesses that want to play their music publicly.
  • CRA Members receive a 10% discount on music licensing.

Contact Jessica Frost at (615) 401-2873 or visit us online,

Heartland Payment Systems

Heartland Payment Systems
, one of the largest payment processors in the United States, delivers card processing and security technology through Heartland Secure™.  Heartland also offers point of sale, lending, mobile commerce, e-Commerce, marketing solutions, payroll solutions, and related business solutions and services to more than 400,000 business and educational locations nationwide.

Heartland payment processing allows your business to accept all forms of payment on any device in-store, online or offsite. Backed by a comprehensive breach warranty, Heartland Secure uses EMV, end-to-end encryption and tokenization to protect your customer’s credit card data. Our U.S.-based service center provides live customer support 24/7, with calls answered in less than 10 seconds on average. Combined with real-time merchant account reporting at no additional charge, Heartland provides you with the tools to grow and protect your business.  

Heartland’s payroll solution is designed for small and medium size businesses with all the features and functionality of an enterprise-level payroll platform. This customizable, cloud-based solution offers robust reporting and optional integrations with multiple time clock and POS systems, workers’ comp insurance data and premium collections through multiple carriers. With a dedicated single point of contact, 24/7 secure online access and complete payroll tax services, you can hand off the payroll complexities to us and focus on building your business.

Contact Bobby Higdon, (888) 798-3133 x

Office Depot

Office Depot, Inc. and the CRA have partnered to provide exclusive savings on all of your business needs, including deep discounts on:
  • Office Essentials
  • Cleaning and Breakroom Solutions
  • Copy & Print Services
  • Technology
  • Furniture
Let Office Depot save you time and money! Office Depot/CRA Portal

Tiger Natural Gas

Call for your free CRA member savings analysis of your annual gas bill. Savings can average between 12-20% depending on volume!

Contact Belinda Ciaflone at (303) 665-8561 for more information or visit us online,

United Healthcare

United Healthcare

Addressing the diverse health care needs of the hospitality industry. Exclusive health care pricing and solutions for Colorado Restaurant Association Members. 

In a year of new opportunities, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) and the Colorado Restaurant Association (CRA) continue to work with UnitedHealthcare in a strategic alliance to help address the diverse health care needs of the hospitality industry. Through the hospitality associations alliance program, UnitedHealthcare offers something for every size NRA/CRA member business – including small, midsize and large employers.

For more information on the hospitality associations alliance program, take a look at this UHC FLYER, visit,  or contact Alliah Sheta, (763) 361-6963. 

CRA Corporate Sponsors

 CRA is pleased to partner with many companies that support the CRA through their efforts as an Endorsed Provider or Corporate Sponsor. The CRA works hard to promote and protect Colorado’s foodservice industry, these fine companies are helping us accomplish that objective. When choosing a vendor, we hope you consider supporting those that support our industry. See our current Endorsed Providers and Corporate Sponsors on the scrolling bars at the bottom of this page. If you are interested in joining these folks in supporting us, please learn more here.

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Network with fellow business owners, stay up to date on legislative issues important to our industry, connect with your peers, take advantage of significant savings opportunities and stay informed. Join the Colorado Restaurant Association!

Restaurant Owners – The CRA is a full-service solution for every type and size of restaurant. We are powerful advocates for the industry, an information hub and a catalyst for networking. And we’re committed to offering meaningful benefits and resources you need to run a profitable business.

Service Providers - Companies that serve restaurants have a strong ally in the CRA. Our restaurant members look to the CRA members first when seeking products and services, they also make the real connections with service providers at local and state events.

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