Restaurant Member

Complimentary Copy of Restaurant Operation Matters

A comprehensive regulatory guidebook designed to offer a blueprint for procedural compliance in the highly regulated restaurant business.

Education & Training

Comprehensive classes and tools to ensure Member establishments are effectively meeting the mandated standards for food service safety. Classroom and online testing are available.

  • Foodhandler Card
  • ServSafe® Manager
  • ServSafe® Allergens


  • Member driven, your voice guides the actions of our Government Affairs team
  • From the state capitol building to your local mayor’s office – our team has access
  • They travel the state to listen, inform and guide you on how to have an impact in your community

Industry News, information and resources

  • On the Menu– weekly newsletter
  • Weekly Clips – weekly industry insights nationwide
  • Political Brief
  • Bill Tracker
  • Education Series
  • Money Matters Education Series
  • Arizona Restaurant Association– Industry blog

National Restaurant Association Membership Included

The NRA Provides members with an additional benefits package

Cost-savings, ARA Industry Partners offer you discounted services

  • United Healthcare– As much as 5% discount on premiums from UHC
  • ServSafe®-- discounts on Food Protection Manager, AZ Food Handler and Responsible Beverage Service Trainings
  • BMI– save as much as 20% on your music license
  • Fishbowl – 500 free e-mail messages a month to your guests
  • Heartland – Payment systems: preferred pricing, no junk fees and pricing structure comparable to national chains. Payroll: preferred pricing, bundled pricing and no employee change fees
  • Bar & Restaurant Insurance – Free quotes & consultation
  • Mission Linen Supply - Linen Supply and Uniform Service:ARA Members who are or become Mission Linen customers receive the amount of their ARA dues credited toward their Mission Linen service invoice.

Membership Dues

$295 for the first location

$150 for any/each additional location