• New Chairman
  • Mandated Pay Leave
  • Prostart Almost Doubles in Size
  • Cook Up Big Savings with Energy Efficient Equipment
  • NJRA Education Series
  • Education
  • PAC
  • Tipped Employees
  • ServSafe


Six NJ Business Associations File Complaint to Invalidate Trenton Mandatory Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association, New Jersey State Chamber of Commerce, New Jersey Food Council, New Jersey Restaurant Association, New Jersey Retail Merchants Association and National Federation of Independent Businesses today filed a complaint to overturn the Trenton ordinance providing for mandatory paid sick leave. The ordinance was approved by Trenton voters in… Read more »

Sea Breeze Celebrates 90 Years: Employee Highlight

Our Super Allied Partner, Sea Breeze, is celebrating its 90 Year Anniversary in 2015.  In honor of this magnificent achievement we would like to highlight one of their long time associates, Doris Fiornascente.  Doris will also be celebrating an impressive anniversary as a 31 year customer service representative. Doris was one of the first customer… Read more »

Meet our New Chairman!

A candid Q&A session with the 2015 NJRA Chairman: Cory Wingerter How long have you been in the restaurant business? I started working in the restaurant business at 13 years old in a Pancake House in Chadwick Beach, NJ. I worked my way from dishwasher to manager and worked there for 6 summers. I biked… Read more »


2014 Annual Awards Gala

Join us as we celebrate the NJ Restaurant & Hospitality Industry and the best restaurateurs of the year 2014 on December 1, 2014 at The Merion in Cinnaminson, NJ. The honorees of this year’s exceptional event are: Restaurateur of the Year Edward Doherty, Founder of Doherty Enterprises Deborah Roy-Dowdell Lifetime Achievement Award Harry Knowles, Founder of… Read more »

Attend Tri-State Food Expo and raise money for Education!

NJRA Partners, TRI-STATE FOOD EXPO, will donate $5 to the NJ Restaurant Educational Foundation (NJREF) for each registrant who pre-registers with a COMPLIMENTARY VIP PASS and ATTENDS the show!!   To raise money for the Ed Foundation, we simply need you to pre-register FOR FREE and join us at the Expo on October 27 & 28… Read more »

2014 Tri-State Food Expo

Don’t miss your opportunity to meet face-to-face with top retail and foodservice buyers across the Tri-State Region and beyond at the 2014 Tri-State Food Expo! We are excited to announce that Martha Stewart will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Tri-State Food Expo. The Expo will also have a lot of other exciting features… Read more »