Apply to join the MVRA

The Miami Valley Restaurant Association is a non-profit trade organization serving the Greater Dayton, Ohio foodservice industry.

Annual membership is open to:

  • Restaurants Restaurant Owners or Managers
  • Purveyors Individuals (Active Members) or Companies who supply products or services to the hospitality industry
  • Associates Educational Facilities

Member Benefits

  • Local Promotions
  • Restaurant Week – every January and July
  • Cooking Lunches
  • District Dine Arounds
  • MVRA Social Media Promotion
  • MVRA Festivals and other events
  • Exclusive member savings on your energy bill 15% to 22% with MetroMedia Energy
  • Networking
  • Monthly Member Workshops
  • Dayton Dragon’s Game Days
  • Bowling Party
  • Restaurant Week
  • Sneak Peek to Restaurant Week (biannual)
  • Annual Golf Outing


Open to all qualified members, their relatives and employees in our industry to the school of their choice.

Cost Saving Programs

  • Workers Compensation Group Rating Program
  • Free Customized Marketing & Menu Analysis
  • Credit Card Processing, call Shanon Morgan at Heartland Payment Systems 672-0951 or email at Shanon.Morgan@e-hps.comIn partnership with Heartland Payment Systems, MVRA members receive pricing that fully discloses all fees with no surcharging of interchange and all major card brands on one easy to read statement. Heartland offers members various levels of restaurant management services including credit card processing, payroll solutions, check management, tip reporting & compliance services.
  • Payroll Processing Rate-call Shanon Morgan at Heartland Payment Systems 672-0951
  • Gift marketing- Call Shanon 672-0951 at Heartland Payment Systems
  • Health Insurance–
  • Business Insurance- Call Greg Carr 435-9000 at Carr Insurance Agency
  • Credit Union Member Benefits with DayAir Credit Union with 5 Branches
  • HSA Savings Accounts with DayAir Credit Union
  • Business Vehicle Insurance
  • Security and Background Check with Fingerprinting
  • Up to 60% discount on waste management
  • Patio and kitchen power washing and repair
  • Dental Plans
  • DJ and Karaoke Services
  • Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC)
  • Cuts and Hairstyling discounts for your entire staff at Urban Loft Salon in Miamisburg
  • Global Restaurant Source will consistently strive to provide their clients creative professional design and equipment engineering techniques through the best economical methods


  • FREE Servsafe Classes
  • FREE TIPS Classes


  • Tastings, the MVRA monthly enewsletter
  • Smart Brief, a daily briefing of industry news
  • MVRA Membership Directory and Buyers Guide

Join The Miami Valley Restaurant Association!
For more information please contact Amy Zahora at 937-461-MVRA(6872) or send us a message.