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Picture ASK ORA is the trusted source for Ohio foodservice industry information, recommendations and best practices for ORA members. Document and article topics include running your business, working with your government agencies, developing your workforce, and much more


  • offers you a complete resource solution, thereby saving you time. You or your team members can make a request, and we’ll find the answer.

  • is the only Ohio foodservice-specific source for information you need to run your business.

  • has a team that is exclusively focused on the success of your foodservice business. Period. You can trust the information is relevant, timely and accurate. Sure, you can conduct internet searches to find what you need, but how do you know it is reliable information? The ORA is your trusted source.

  • provides answers, advice, recommendations and best practices. We reach out to resources on your behalf (~1,800 Ohio operators, industry experts, National Restaurant Association staff and data and many others)

Through ASK ORA, the ORA staff serves as an extension of your team. We find the answers you are seeking on the matters important to your foodservice business, whether it be music licensing, food safety, federal, city, state and county requirements, social media, marketing or HR.

You ask. We answer.

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Click on the links below to gain access to additional information and resources regarding the Ohio foodservice industry.

Food Truck Resources for Columbus - Central Ohio Food Truck Association
Business Development Resources
Government Agencies
Industry Links
Workforce Development Resources & Partner