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This is R/A

This is R/A

This is R/A

Restaurant Associates – A culture of CARE
Innovators in Culinary, Hospitality and Wellbeing for over 75 years

A chef-driven company with a mission to deliver hospitality excellence. Since the very beginning, we’ve delivered culinary quality and innovation coupled with unparalleled hospitality to some of the most recognizable companies, institutions, and brands in the world.

At R/A, food is inspiration. Our reputation is built on our ability to continuously evolve and innovate. Our work goes beyond the excellence of our food and hospitality. It extends to industry-best wellness and sustainability practices and a commitment to integrating human-centered technology. 

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In all that we do, people matter. We value our guests, our communities, and most importantly, our own. CARE is R/A’s hospitality excellence vision. When we CARE for all, we Connect, Anticipate, Respect and Exceed expectations of our team members and communities. It is all about consistently delivering a memorable and inclusive experience for each other and for our guests, while creating an environment of belonging.

We see food as an agent to make a difference in the lives of our guests, the health of our planet, and the well-being of our communities. We have long-standing commitment to responsible sourcing, fair food, and outreach. Our holistic wellbeing platform, ForLife, was designed by our team of Registered Dietitians with the goal to empower informed decisions for personal and environmental health while cultivating wellbeing practices for life.

Food as Change

As part of our culture of CARE, the safety of our guests and associates is of the utmost importance. We have the most robust quality assurance and workplace safety practices to ensure everyone’s health.

R/A has a rich history of restaurant and hospitality heritage with culinary luminaries and iconic restaurateurs who defined our DNA.

At the heart of R/A is:

A commitment to delicious, with fresh, seasonal and responsible sourcing.

Honest, scratch cooking with wellness at the foundation.

A diverse and hospitable team of chefs and managers supported by decades of experience from our dedicated corporate team.

Customized experiences unique to each client, leveraging industry trends and the latest technology.


We start with delicious and pride ourselves on our culinary heritage of “firsts”, our dedication to quality, our passion for hospitality excellence, and our culture of CARE.
This IS R/A.