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MeRA Mission:  To Represent, Promote and Educate the Maine restaurant and hospitality Industry.

Membership is Power

MeRA is the #1 advocate for the restaurant industry in the Maine Legislature.

Membership is Training

ServSafe Food Manager Certification meets the state of Maine's requirement for a CFPM - discounts for members



ServSafe Alcohol Server Certification -  discounts for members


Membership is Information

Members have access to a wide variety of resources to help their businesses.  Member resources include:

 Membership Saves You Money 

 Endorsed Provider

BMI has been in operation for more than 70 years, is recognized in U.S. copyright law as a licensor of music, and currently represents more than 700,000 copyright owners and their more than 10.5 million musical works. As a non-profit-making performing right organization, we are committed to bringing you the best music and best value to your business.  

As a member of MRA you are eligible for the following discounts:
5% just for being a member and
5% for paying your BMI fee online here
Don’t forget your additional 10% Timely Payment Discount for a total savings of 20%!

  Purchase & Manage Dental and Vision Insurance Online today at favorable rates!. We're pleased to bring you an innovative Insurance Menu benefits administration solution, the Online Insurance Portal. You can now purchase, manage (your employee elections and changes throughout the year) and make premium payments all in one place!

For more information visit the Online Insurance Portal.


Specializing in Restaurant Insurance!  The Champoux Insurance Group has been active in their respective communities for over 50 years.  Our agencies located in Lewiston, Lisbon, Farmingdale, Monmouth and Ogunquit cater to the needs of today’s restaurant owner offering quality coverage specific to the hospitality industry. 

We are an endorsed provider of the Maine Restaurant and Maine Innkeepers Associations.  To learn more please give us a call or visit our website! 1-866-626-5820

The Maine Restaurant Association has exclusively endorsed Heartland Payment Systems®, one of the nation’s largest payments processors, for credit card processing, payroll processing and gift card marketing.

To learn more about Heartland’s other products and services, visit or call Maine’s Team Heartland toll free at 866-976-7129

Sprague works with many association members, granting them the opportunity to lock-in their natural gas and electricity rates. With Sprague, you have the ability to better manager your gas and electricity spend, leveraging their ore than 145 years energy experience.

Request a free electricity quote or free natural gas quote today. 1.855.GO.NATGAS (1.855.466.2842).