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The Independent Restaurant Coalition was founded on the simple belief that our small businesses have the power to affect legislative change if we unite our voices. We are delighted to offer three classes of membership, dues are based on class of membership and business revenue.


Trade Members


Owners and operators of independent restaurants and bars who are actively involved in the daily operation of the business. 

Trade members pay an annual membership fee and are entitled to vote.


Join as a Trade Member



Partner Members

Individuals or entities that do not own or operate independent restaurants and bars but whose business activities are directly engaged with the restaurant and bar industry.

Partner members pay an annual membership fee, may occupy a designated Board position, may serve on committees and are not entitled to vote.

Examples of business types that would fit into this category: 

    • Farmers, Ranchers, Fisherpeople 

    • Wine, Beer & Spirits producers and distributors

    • Coffee, tea and other beverage producers

    • Food Distributors




Associate Members

Individuals and entities who are unaffiliated with the Restaurant Industry directly, but who wish to sponsor and support the Restaurant Industry through the IRC's activities. 

Associate members pay an annual membership fee, may occupy a designated Board position, may serve on committees and are not entitled to vote.

Examples of businesses types that would fit into this category:

    • Marketing and Communications

    • Healthcare

    • Financial Services

    • Insurance

    • Legal 

    • Real Estate


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