"There's no better value as a business owner than to be part of the DRA - they are hands down the most engaged and professional organization that I'm involved in.

They advocate for the industry and small businesses in Delaware more than anyone else out there.”

Steve “Monty” Montgomery – The Starboard/Bethany Blues/99 Sea Level

Restaurants in Delaware come in all shapes and sizes, from small independents to franchises and large chains, and the Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) provides a wide variety of services and benefits for everyone. Best of all, our helpful web resources are right at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Think of us as your advocate, legal advisor, an information source and a tool for industry networking. An investment in the Delaware Restaurant Association is an investment in your business.

We offer our restaurant members an ever-expanding list of benefits:

  • Dual membership in the National Restaurant Association (NRA)
  • Effective advocacy at the local, state and national level
  • Monthly DRA E-Newsletter and quarterly Delaware Restaurateur Magazine, full of tips and information on legislative issues, current policy news and industry best practices
  • Local membership meetings, seminars, and industry roundtables
  • FREE Job Board postings on DRA website
  • Discounts on employee training and certification courses, including ServSafe Manager Training Certification classes
  • Insurance solutions for workers’ compensation, healthcare, property casualty and more
  • Free advice and support from legal counsel, operations consultant and insurance experts
  • Preferred Partners offering discounts and competitive pricing for music licensing, payment processing, online marketing, payroll processing and more
  • One complimentary registration to the National Restaurant Association’s annual trade show in Chicago
  • Workforce development and education through the DRA Educational Foundation (DRAEF)

Have questions? Contact our membership manager today to learn more about the DRA