Membership Benefits

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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, Newsletters subscriptions and more.

Government Relations, Staff represents KRA members on all state legislative and regulatory issues, 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.

A statewide Expo showcases the latest in services, equipment and products for VIPs in Kentucky.

Quarterly 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. 

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).

Credit Card Processing

Savings that is exclusively for members.

Employment & Training Programs

Reduced rates for KRA MEMBERS on employment & training assistance!


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


KRA members get 15 minutes of free legal advice per month, and discounted rates for larger matters. To access this exclusive benefit, contact Stacy Roof or reach out to Emily Litzinger directly at [email protected] or 502.561.3978.

Workers’ Compensation

5% credit for members on  coverage through ClearPath Mutual Insurance.

Music Licensing

Up to 20% discount on Music Licensing fees.

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.

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


Credit Card Payment

Membership Application for Restaurants

Pay with Check


Membership Application for Suppliers

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Membership Application for Suppliers

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Membership Application for Educational Facility

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Membership Application for Educational Facility

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The Kentucky Restaurant Association
133 Evergreen Road, Suite 201
Louisville, KY 40243

Phone: (502) 400-3736
E-mail: [email protected]



Sporting Clays Tournament - Monday June 10, 2024
Golftoberfest - Monday October 7, 2024
Day at the Races - November 2024
Restaurateur's Gala - January 29, 2024
Chefs for Hope - Thursday April 11, 2024