Restaurant Owner Radio is proud to partner with the Georgia Restaurant Association. The GRA’s mission is to serve as the voice for Georgia’s Restaurants in Advocacy, Education and Awareness. From large chains to start-ups, the GRA helps make Georgia a better place for restaurants to do business and helps make restaurants better for Georgia.

Karen Bremer

Karen Bremer

Karen Bremer, Executive Director
Guest on the show on August 17, 2013.






Rachel Mathews

Rachel Mathews

Rachel Mathews, Marketing Manager
Guest on the show on September 14, 2013





Ryan Costigan

Ryan Costigan

Ryan Costigan, Membership Manager
Frequent guest on the show and occasional co-host.





Upcoming GRA events:

Education Seminar: PCI Compliance
: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Time: 2 – 4 p.m.
Location: Atlanta Community Food Bank

Join us for a panel discussion on PCI Compliance to learn about the rules and regulations that you need to be aware of for your business. Panelist include: Walt Davis (Retail Data Systems), Mike Seymour (Postec, Inc.), Lee Spahos (Heartland Payment Systems) and Stan Wilson (Ellarbe Thompson). Click here to register.

3rd Annual Golden Onion Cooking Competition
When: April 27, 2014
Where: Vidalia, Ga.

Education Seminar: How President Obama’s Proposed Regulations May Impact Your Restaurant

When: Tuesday, May 13, 2014
Time: 2 – 4 p.m.
Location: Georgia Power Customer Resource Center

This presentation will focus on how President Obama’s anticipated efforts to change regulations to extend overtime pay to more workers could affect restaurants’ ability to classify workers as “exempt” from overtime, including managers. Click here to register.

Presented By: Eric R. Magnus, Attorney in the Atlanta office of Jackson Lewis P.C.

3rd Annual GRA Golf Invitational
When:  June 2, 2014
Time: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Awards Reception: 4 p.m.
Where: Golf Club of Georgia

Join us for the 3rd Annual GRA Golf Invitational. Have fun and network as we take to the golf course to raise funds for the GRA PAC, the only Political Action Committee dedicated to serving the restaurant industry in Georgia. To learn more or to register, click here.

2014 Atlanta Foodservice Expo
When: October 13-14, 2014
Where: Georgia World Congress Center

The Atlanta Foodservice Expo is the only event in Georgia and the Southeast to bring together all sectors of the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry under one roof.

8th Annual GRACE Awards
When:  November 2, 2014
When: 6 p.m. – Cocktail Reception | 7:30 p.m. – Dinner & Awards
Where: The Foundry at Puritan Mill

This black tie affair is the only event of its kind to honor those who have made exemplary contributions to Georgia’s prolific restaurant industry. Now accepting nominations and reservations! Click here to learn more.