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
  • Health Insurance
  • Business Insurance
  • 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)


  • 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.