About us

National Restaurant Association (NRA) delivers top-quality training to restaurant and foodservice professionals. Focusing on three key strategies — risk management, recruitment and retention — the NRA is the premier provider of educational resources, materials and programs to help attract and develop a strong industry workforce.

As one of the world's largest employers, the restaurant and foodservice industry serves as the cornerstone of the economy, of career and employment opportunities and of local communities. We, at the NRA, are focused on enhancing this position by providing the industry with valuable tools and resources needed to educate our current and incoming employees.

The ServSafe® Food Safety Training Program, is the marquee program of the NRA and leads the way in providing current and comprehensive educational materials to the restaurant industry. More than 5 million foodservice professionals have been certified through the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam.