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National Restaurant Association
The mission of the NRA is to protect,
educate and promote the foodservice industry. The association provides members
with a wide range of education, research, communication, convention and
government affairs services.
Alabama Restaurant Association
Arizona Restaurant Association
Colorado Restaurant Association
Florida Restaurant Association
Illinois Restaurant Association
Restaurant & Hospitality Association of
Kentucky Restaurant Association
Louisiana Restaurant Association
Maine Restaurant Association
Restaurant Association of Maryland
Massachusetts Restaurant Association
Michigan Restaurant Association
Mississippi Restaurant Association
Nebraska Restaurant Association
Nevada Restaurant Association
New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association
New Jersey Restaurant Association
New Mexico Restaurant Association
New York State Restaurant Association
North Carolina Restaurant Association
Ohio Restaurant Association
Oklahoma Restaurant Association
Oregon Restaurant Association
Pennsylvania Restaurant Association
Tennessee Restaurant Association
Texas Restaurant Association
Vermont Lodging and Restaurant Association
Washington Restaurant Association
Restaurant Association of Metro Washington
West Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association
Wisconsin Restaurant Association
Wyoming Restaurant Association
American Association of
Franchisees and Dealers
The AAFD is a national non-profit trade association representing the rights
and interests of franchisees and independent dealers throughout the United
States. The AAFD was formed by Declaration of Trust in May of 1992 with the
mission of "Bringing Fairness to Franchising."
The American Beverage Institute (ABI) is a coalition of restaurants and
on-premise retailers committed to the responsible serving of adult beverages.
The ABI accomplishes its mission through issue research, server and consumer
education and legislative outreach.
A professional, not-for-profit organization for chefs comprised of more than
25,000 members with 300 individual ACF chapters throughout the United States and
the Caribbean, in addition to an ACF Army chapter in Frankfurt, Germany.
The American Franchisee Association (AFA) is the nation's oldest and largest
trade association for franchise owners, representing more than 14,000 outlets in
60 different industry areas. AFA works to bolster the climate for franchising
while seeking to protect and enhance franchisees' economic investment.
American Hotel & Motel
Association ( AH&MA )
A federation of state and city lodging associations throughout the United
States, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, with more than 10,000 members.
AH&MA provides operations, technical, educational, marketing, and
communications services plus governmental affairs representation to the lodging
American Institute of Wine
and Food - Boston Chapter
A nonprofit educational organization devoted to improving the understanding,
appreciation and accessibility of food and drink through a lively and
comprehensive exchange of information and ideas in its conferences, publications
and chapter programs.
Commercial Food Equipment
More than three decades ago, a group of fourteen independent foodservice
equipment service agents and parts distributors founded CFESA to promote the
highest standards of professional service. It now boasts more than 300 members,
representing all 50 states, Canada, Mexico, Australia and Puerto Rico.
Educational Foundation of
The Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association is a
not-for-profit organization committed to developing, promoting and providing
education and training programs for the restaurant and hospitality industry.
Food Marketing Institute
A nonprofit association conducting programs in research, education, industry
relations and public affairs on behalf of its 1,500 members including their
subsidiaries -- food retailers and wholesalers and their customers in the United
States and around the world.
Consultants Society International
An association dedicated to serving the needs of professional foodservice
consultants with more than 700 members in more than 30 countries worldwide.
Foodservice & Packaging
The FPI is the material-neutral trade association for manufacturers,
raw-material suppliers, machinery suppliers and distributors of foodservice
disposable products. FPI's mission is to promote the sanitation, safety,
functional, economic and environmental benefits of foodservice disposables.
The Institute of Food
A nonprofit scientific society promoting the improvement of the food supply
and its use through science, technology, and education, with 28,000 members
working in food science, food technology and related professions in industry,
academia and government.
An association whose mission is to expand its leadership role in promoting
the growth and development of dairy, deli, and bakery sales in the retail food
Food Service Executives Association
A nonprofit educational and community-service organization for proprietors,
executives, managers, educators and consultants for hotels, restaurants, clubs,
institutions, caterers, military, cruise lines and airlines.
Foodservice Manufacturers Association
An association whose mission is to be the leading association of foodservice
manufacturers, serving their educational, customer relations, public relations,
marketing research and governmental needs.
A resource center for current and prospective franchisees and franchisers,
the media and the government, IFA's goal is to enhance and safeguard the
business environment for franchisees and franchisers worldwide.
"The voice of the world hotel and restaurant industry," IHA is in
over 140 countries and comprises everything from individual hotels to the
largest hotel chains and also national hotel associations, hotel schools,
suppliers of the hotel industry and service companies.
The national trade organization representing the interests of the vending and
National Frozen Foods
A nonprofit trade association representing the frozen food industry whose
mission is to promote sales and consumption of frozen food.
Association of Beverage Retailers (NABR)
The National Association of Beverage Retailers is an association
representing off-premise licensees in the "open" or
"license" states and on-premise proprietors in markets across the
North American Association
of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM)
The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM)
represents approximately 700 companies throughout the United States, Canada and
Mexico that manufacture commercial foodservice equipment and supplies.
Produce Marketing Association
A nonprofit trade association serving 2,500 members who market fresh fruits,
vegetables, and floral products worldwide. Its members are involved in the
production, distribution, retail, and foodservice sectors of the industry.
Society for Foodservice
A professional association of individuals employed in or providing services
to the noncommercial foodservice industry.
The Wine Institute
The mission of the Wine Institute, a non-profit advocacy group for California
Wineries, is to initiate and advocate state, federal and international public
policy to enhance the environment for the responsible consumption and enjoyment
The legal and compliance information division of Wine Institute, the trade
association of California wineries.
and Restaurateurs (WCR)
The WCR was founded in 1993 to promote the education and advancement of women
in the restaurant industry and the betterment of the industry as a whole. Goals
of the WCR are to facilitate communication and exchange of ideas between members
and to promote professional contacts, to provide educational opportunities, to
create and expand professional and business opportunities for women working in
or wishing to enter the restaurant industry.
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AeroFund Financial - provides accounts receivable
financing, asset based lending, factoring and equipment leasing.
Allbex - Newport Beach, CA - specializing in
equity and asset based business funding.
funding Group - comprised of several
entities providing financing to businesses and churches.
Brookstone Financial Group - provides
funding to businesses.
Business Lenders - Hartford, CT -
business, acquisition, real estate and equipment funding.
funding Center - Wichita, KS - non-bank SBA
lender that provides long-term commercial funding for a wide range of business credit
Camel Financial - providing working capital
lines of credit.
Chancellor Financial Services - Houston,
TX - providing Texas school districts a full range of financing options for needed
equipment and construction projects.
CIT Group - New York, NY - provides revolving and
term funding, secured by accounts receivable, inventories and fixed assets, and used in
acquisitions, refinancings, debtor-in-possession, confirmation and turnaround financing.
Commercial Capital Corporation -
nationally licensed non-bank SBA lender that provides long term commercial
funding for a
wide range of business purposes, including franchises.
Commercial Finance Group - New York, NY -
commercial funding, commercial credit, mortgages and finance.
Congress Financial Corp. - specialising
in strategic acquisitions, refinancing bank debts, debt restructuring and accounts
Crestmark Bank - Troy, MI - specializes in
financing small business with factoring, ABL, leasing and traditional funding.
Deschutes Capital, Ltd. - provides
asset-based and cash flow financing for middle market companies, including revolving lines
of credit, leases, commercial real estate funding, and subordinated financing.
DGH Financial Services, Inc. - helps companies
secure financing via SBA guaranteed funding.
Fleet Capital Corporation - asset based and cash
flow financing for acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, recapitalizations, restructings,
growth and modernization for middle market companies.
funding Resource Associates - resource for
special funding needs.
funding Group - funding against bank
guarantees, letters of credit, and insurance policies.
funding, Inc - provides factoring,
asset-based lending, leasing, debt arbitration and meditation, and cash-flow consulting
for domestic and foreign companies.
Gold Eagle Company - Indianapolis, IN
- provides conventional and alternative financing services.
Golden Mac - provides
funding and lines of credit
for new McDonald's Franchisees or for existing McDonald restaurants.
Haskin & Associates, Inc. - arranges,
negotiates, and structures a wide variety of senior and subordinated debt financing
J & B Securities - offers real estate
funding, aircraft and watercraft financing and leasebacks, accounts receivable, venture
capital and more.
K&B Capital Corporation - Boca Raton, FL
- financing of business funding, venture capital, account receivable finance and
Linden Financial Group - debt and equity
funding source that provides capital funding for small to mid-sized businesses from a
multitude of sources.
fundingWise - an online business
funding center where
businesses can fill out one short application, have it evaluated by multiple leading
lenders and receive funding decisions instantly.
MFR Financial - providing purchase
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Olympic Credit Fund, Inc. - Olympia, WA
- provides a continuous source of working capital to small businesses needing business
Omni Fidelity Credit Corporation - Houston, TX
- commercial and residential real estate financing, commercial credit, factoring and more.
Pacific Financial Services Corp. - commercial
RDL Financial - small business
leasing, and more.
Ridgway Financial Services, Inc. - Pasadena, TX
- helps small businesses gain access to money through commercial funding.
funding Source, Inc. - Houston, TX -
offers funding for real estate, new construction, or purchasing or starting up a business.
funding, Inc. - offers
funding, venture capital, lines of credit, and more.
SmallBusinessfunding.com - directory of
small business lenders.
Source Capital Corporation - commercial real
estate funding, equipment leasing, accounts receivable financing, and asset-based lending,
with flexible underwriting.
Victorian Finance & Leasing Ltd - specialised
financier offering equipment finance and mortgages to the business sector. Up to 10% paid
Zion Small Business Finance - provides small
businesses with funding and servicing of government guaranteed small business
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San Francisco State University, Hospitality
California State University, Long Beach,
Hospitality Foodservice and Hotel Management Program
University of San Francisco,
McLaren School of Business, Hospitality Management Program
California State Polytechnic University, James
and Carol Collins School of Hospitality Management
Golden Gate University
State University, Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition
Metropolitan State College of Denver, Hotel, Meeting & Travel Administration
University of Denver, School of Hotel,
Restaurant & Tourism Management, Daniels College of Business
Johnson & Wales University
Connecticut State University, Hospitality and Tourism Program
of New Haven, School of Hotel, Restaurant, Tourism & Dietetics
of New Haven, Institute of Gastronomy and Culinary Arts
University of Delaware, Hotel, Restaurant and
Florida International University
Florida State University (FSU), Hospitality
Johnson & Wales University
Kendall College, School of Culinary Arts
Purdue University, Restaurant, Hotel,
Institutional, and Tourism Management Department
of New Orleans, School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration
Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA, Chef
John Folse Culinary Institute
University, School of Hospitality Administration
University of Massachusetts Amherst,
Department of Hotel, Restaurant and Travel Administration
Michigan State University, School of Hospitality
University of Minnesota Crookston,
Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management Program
Mississippi University for Women
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William F. Harrah
College of Hotel Administration
New Hampshire College,
Division of Hospitality Administration and Culinary Arts
University of New Hampshire Department of Hospitality
University, School of Hotel Administration
The Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park, NY
The French Culinary Institute, New York, NY
New York University's Center for Hospitality,
Tourism, and Travel Administration
Kent State University
Oklahoma State University, School of Hotel and
Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee,
Pennsylvania College of Technology, School
Pennsylvania State University, School of Hotel,
Restaurant and Recreation Management
The Restaurant School
Drexel University, Hotel and Restaurant Management and
Johnson & Wales University
of South Carolina, School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration
Johnson & Wales University
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Huston-Tillotson College, Hospitality Management
Texas Tech University, Restaurant, Hotel
& Institutional Management
University of Houston, Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel
and Restaurant Management
Le Chef College of Hospitality Careers
University of North Texas, Hotel and
College of Vermont, Hotel/Restaurant Management Program
New England Culinary Institute
Johnson State College
Madison University, Hospitality and Tourism Management Program
Johnson & Wales University
Seattle Central Community College,
Hospitality and Tourism Institute
Washington State University, Hotel and Restaurant
University of Wisconsin-Stout, College of
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- provides the
software Billpro5, which features professional order processing, full reports, and
Action Systems, Inc
- Restaurant, Fastfood,
Home Delivery Point of Sale (POS) and management systems, running on PC hardware. Supports
touchscreen, light pen, and keypad input devices.
Asian Information Management Systems
Order-Route is a POS system for fast food restaurants with several delivery outlets.
Bottoms Up Software, Inc
Assistant: software containing drink recipes.
CFD Technologies, Inc.
- POS software on regular
computers running Microsoft Windows.
- restaurant software
designed for multi-site concepts, including quick service, full service, deli, and family
CRS of Texas
- a point of sale solution providor
dealing with Digital Dining and many more. Specializes in the hospitality industry with
touch screens, keyboards or a combination.
Cyber-Time - billing and management
software is a total solution for the cybercafe (cyber coffee house) or cyberbar owner.
Delca Informatica Software House
- enterprise-wide back office
management software system for the food & beverage industry.
Electronic Systems Services
- specializing in the
installation, repairs, parts and support of all major POS systems.
Innovative POS Solutions
- cash register
reseller of Aloha POS for the hospitality industry.
- provider of electronic
transaction and information services for the food service industry.
MenuPro - Menu Design software for restaurants
and the food service industry. Create menus using your PC.
- back end software for your
Microworks POS Systems
- PrISM point of
sale computer system, software developed for pizza delivery, restaurants and franchises.
Modular design, optional touch screen ordering, touchscreen or keyboard evaluation
Nelson Scheduling Systems
- offers scheduling
software. Download available.
Pizza Pro - color touch screen point of sale
system designed to handle the unique demands of the pizza business.
PrOfitS Restaurant Systems, Inc.
point of sale software.
- providing comprehensive
backoffice software and corporate data processing for quick service restaurants.
Radiant Hospitality Systems
- makers of the
RapidFire point-of-sale system for restaurants.
- restaurant management software
for single and multi-unit operations.
Restaurant Technology, Inc
- back office
accounting and operational management software provider for restaurants.
- POS software
includes touch screen order processing, inventory, puchasing, menu, and recipe costing.
Also features hardware and training.
Rockland Technology Corporation
restaurant management software.
RSC - provides controlled dispense and POS
systems in combination. Hard- and software.
- food costing, inventory
and margin management software.
Sierra National Retail Solutions
a complete touchscreen solution for the full service and fast food industries.
SilverWare - Windows 95/NT POS solution that
includes delivery, frequent buyer, table management, time and attendance, and more.
System3 POS Canada
- hospitality touchscreen
Texas POS, Inc.
- Texas gulf coast region dealer
of the Aloha touchscreen Point Of Sale software.
- Software developer & POS
integrator for the restaurant industry.
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RESTAURANTS FOR SALE
Articles on all aspects of beverage production and distribution. Monthly. Contact: 226 W.
26th St., 10th Floor, New York, NY 10001 (212) 822-5930.
Bread & Butter
Monthly newsletter for hands-on restaurant managers and owners. Subjects include
recruiting and retaining employees, customer service, building sales, and safety issues.
Monthly, four pages. Contact: National Restaurant Association, 1200 17th St., NW,
Washington, DC 20036 (202) 331-5900.
Written exclusively for chain executives; includes features on winning strategies, new
concepts and interviews with successful chain leaders. Six issues per year. Contact:
Cahners Publishing Co., 8773 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126-2329 (800)
Articles on on-premises beverage and food business. 9 issues per year. Contact:
Adams Media, Inc., 1180 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10036. Subscription:
(617) 356-7683; Editorial: (212) 827-4700.
Articles on all aspects of club management, including food and beverage service.
Bimonthly. Contact: Finan Publishing Co., 8730 Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63119 (314)
Computers, Foodservice & You
Newsletter that focuses on the use of computers in foodservice operations; point-of-sale,
menu costing, inventory control, payroll, accounting and more. Monthly. Contact:
Cynterpubs, 656 Quince Orchard Rd., 6th Floor, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-1409 (301) 926-3400.
Cooking For Profit
Focuses on operations management in foodservice. Articles include equipment reviews,
operations profiles and personnel management. Monthly. Contact: CP Publishing Inc., 104 S.
Main St., 7th Floor, Fond du Lac, WI 54935 (414) 923-3700.
Hotel & Restaurant Administration Quarterly
In-depth articles on hotel and restaurant management. Bimonthly. Contact: Cornell
University, 185 Statler Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853. Subscription: (888) 437-4636; Editorial:
Trends in food preparation, profiles of chefs, recipes and design ideas. Articles on fine
dining. Lists new restaurant openings. 10 issues per year. Contact: 387 Park Avenue South,
New York, NY 10016 (212) 684-4224.
The Food Channel Hot Bytes
Information from more than 125 leading food-trade, consumer and trend publications,
offering insight into how emerging trends may potentially affect a reader's business.
Semi-monthly. Contact: Noble & Associates, 515 N. State, 29th Floor, Chicago, IL 60610
Aimed at institutional, noncommercial foodservice managers. Issues include articles on
operations, product information and quantity recipes. Monthly. Contact: Penton
Publications, 1100 Superior Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114 (216) 696-7000.
Official publication of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Features articles on trends in
the agricultural and restaurant sectors of the U.S. economy. 3 issues per year. Contact:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, ERS-NASS, 341 Victory Drive, Herndon, VA 20170 (800)
Articles on noncommercial companies and segments. Monthly. Contact: Bill Communications,
355 Park Avenue South, New York, NY 10010-1789. Subscription: (212) 592-6264; Editorial:
Foodservice Equipment and Suppliers
News and trends in foodservice equipment, kitchen design and other foodservice facility
design. Special issue: Product Source Guide. Monthly. Contact: Cahners Publishing Co.,
8773 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126. Subscription: (303) 470-4000;
Editorial: (847) 635-8800.
Profiles of new or redesigned restaurants and hotels. Features all aspects of design and
décor, many photos. Bimonthly. Contact: Bill Communications, 355 Park Ave. South, New
York, NY 10010-1789. Subscription: (212) 592-6265; Editorial: (212) 592-6330.
The international magazine of the hotel and hotel restaurant industry. Monthly. Contact:
Cahners Publishing Co., 8773 Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO 80126-2329.
Subscription: (303) 470-4000. Editorial: (847) 635-8800.
Food food wholesalers and sales representatives who sell to the away-from-home eating
market, including both the commercial and institutional segments. Formerly Institutional
Distribution. 15 issues per year. Contact: Bill Communications, 355 Park Ave. South, New
York, NY 10010-1789. Subscription: (212) 592-6264; Editorial: (212) 592-6560.
Nation's Restaurant News
Weekly tabloid of the restaurant industry. Contains industry news, editorial columns,
focus articles. Special isssues: Top 100 Chains, Outlook, Year in Review. Weekly. Contact:
Lebhar/Freidman Inc., P.O. Box 31179, Tampa, FL 33631. Subscription: (800) 944-4676;
Editorial: (212) 756-5188.
Nightclub & Bar
Aimed at owners and managers of nightclubs, bars, hotel/motel lounges, military clubs.
Features product review, management ideas, marketing and profiles of operators. Monthly.
Contact: Oxford Publishing, 307 W. Jackson Ave., Oxford, MS 38655-2154 (601) 236-5510.
Official publication of the National Pasta Association; includes association activities,
pasta production and consumption, recipes. Bimonthly. Contact: National Pasta Association,
2101 Wilson Blvd., #920, Arlington, VA 22201 (703) 841-0818.
Official publication of the National Association of Pizza Operators. Offers industry news
to help create sales and profits. Monthly. Contact: National Association of Pizza
Operators, P.O. Box 1347, New Albany, IN 47151 (812) 949-0909.
QSR: The Magazine of Quick Service Restaurant Success
News and trends in the QSR industry; profiles and ideas to improve your business. Special
issue: QSR 100. 6 issues per year. Contact: 4905 Pine Cone Dr., Suite 2, Durham, NC 27727,
Features on industry segments, chains, menu trends, equipment, personnel. Special issues:
franchising; restaurant growth index top 100 chains. Bimonthly. Contact: Bill
Communications, 355 Park Ave. South, New York, NY 10010-1789. Subscription: (212)
592-6264; Editorial: (212) 592-6500.
Restaurant Economic Trends
Update and analysis of food prices, wages, sales, employment, consumer spending, and the
overall health of the economy. Monthy. Contact: National Restaurant Association, 1200 17th
St., NW, Washington, DC 20036 (202) 331-5900.
Restaurant Finance Monitor
Provides the latest in restaurant financial and development information for multi-unit
restaurant company exexcutives and financial service firms. Monthly. Contact: 2500
Cleveland Ave. N, #D South, Roseville, MN 55113 (800) 528-3296.
Aimed at high-volume restaurants. Includes features on food trends, equipment, profiles of
operations. Special issues: RH 500, Top 100. Monthly. Contact: Penton Publications, 1100
Superior Ave., Cleveland, OH 44114 (216) 696-7000.
Restaurant Information Abstracts
Abstracts articles from some of the major restaurant publications. Semi-monthly. Contact:
National Restaurant Association, 1200 17th St., NW, Washington, DC 20036 (202) 331-5900.
Restaurants & Institutions
Features on industry segments and trends, financial profiles, recipes, consumer and menu
trends. Special issues: Menu Census, Top 400 Chains, Growth Chains, Top 100 Independents.
Biweekly. Contact: Cahners Publishing Co., 8773 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO
90126. Subscription: (303) 470-4000; Editorial: (847) 635-8800.
Official publication of the National Restaurant Association. Features on industry trends,
practical applications, management, monthly feature reports on industry statistics.
Monthy. Contact: National Restaurant Association, 1200 17th St., NW, Washington, DC 20036
Weekly Restaurant Connections
Latest insights on key executive changes, mergers, chain strategies, and
management directions. Weekly. Contact: Peter Langlois or Charles Bernstein, (888)