To create an account for your organization click the link to the right under BECOME A MEMBER, then fill out the application form.

If you need your log on credentials click here.

If you have a username and password click login on the top right of any webpage.

Find the event you’d like to attend on the Calendar and/or calendar list. Click the register button. Select a registration or sponsorship option. Select a quantity for the number of people you want to register.  

If you are logged in your information will fill in for you as the person registering. If you are the attendee check the "I am also an attendee" box. Add any other information for required for additional attendees. Enter your payment information and click the "Submit Registration" button.

Select Login at the top of any page, and select Click here for personal login information? On the next screen enter your email address and click the "Get Credentials" button. Your login credentials will be emailed to you.
Select the Action Center under "ISSUES + POLICIES" on to view your representatives at the federal, state and local levels, as well as media in your region. From there, you can easily select lawmakers that you’re interested in contacting. For more information or assistance with lawmaker outreach, e-mail
There are a variety of ways to get more involved with the CRA, including becoming active with your local chapter, attending events, joining a board or committee, or donating time or money to the CRA’s Foundation. Also, watch your inbox for periodic Action Alerts, which include critical information about political happenings in your area and statewide. Often, these include details for contacting lawmakers about legislation that could drastically affect restaurants. Alerts also include details for hearings and community meetings, at which testimony from restaurateurs is very important.

For more information, contact your membership representative.

The CRA's Legal Center is equipped to answer restaurant operators' most common legal questions, including day-to-day employment issues such as meal and rest breaks, split shifts and terminating problem employees, as well as questions related to Americans with Disabilities Act compliance, regulatory concerns and more. CRA members are entitled to 15 minutes of free legal advice each month from our team of top-notch Legal Center attorneys. Simply contact the CRA Helpline for a referral.

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