No Sales Tax on Meals: Grants Pass City Council voted 5-3 in opposition of adopting the ordinance at Council level for a food and beverage tax, though it may move to the ballot. Restaurants showed up in force with ORLA to testify, demonstrating how we are willing to do what it takes to protect our industry.
Take Action: Contact your US Senators and urge them to pass the Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act and address critical tax provisions for the industry. Go to RestaurantsAct or HotelsAct to take action!
Human Trafficking Awareness Training: ORLA is partnering with Businesses Ending Slavery and Trafficking (BEST) to provide free training for members and their staff. This 30-minute course is available for individuals and groups and can help protect your hotel or restaurant. Log on to the ORLA member portal or reach out to us with questions.
Federal Disaster Aid: Small businesses affected by recent winter storms across parts of Oregon can apply for federal low-interest disaster loans. To apply for SBA’s low-interest disaster loan.
Northwest Food Show
April 21-22, 2024 | Portland Expo Center
Connect with hundreds of foodservice purveyors at the region's largest foodservice B2B show. Experience samples in the Alcohol Pavilion, discover Emerging Products, and pick up tangible solutions in the Trends Center. Ask how ORLA members register for free.
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ORLA Finance Center
Your association is partnering with Adesso Capital to help small businesses like yours finance dreams. Originally offering ERC Assistance, Adesso is now helping businesses with lending solutions, Tip Tax Credit eligibility and FFCRA. Learn more.
ServSafe Manager Classes
ORLA's ServSafe® Manager Training provides in-depth training to help managers learn to implement essential food safety practices and create a culture of food safety. Classes are added regularly and ORLA members receive a discount on training. Ask about private/regional classes.