We Are the New Mexico Restaurant Industry

Welcome to the New Mexico Restaurant Association (NMRA), the voice and advocate of the foodservice industry in New Mexico since 1946. We are proud to serve and support over 1,500 members across the state, from small cafes to large chains, who provide delicious meals and excellent service to millions of customers every year. Our industry is a vital part of New Mexico’s economy, employing over 90,000 hardworking people and generating over 5.3 billion dollars in annual sales. Join us today and discover the benefits of being part of the NMRA family!

New Mexico Restaurant Industry Fact Sheet   

National Restaurant Industry Facts


Our mission – Driving prosperity in the food and beverage industry.

Our volunteer Board of Directors, chosen by our members at the yearly gathering, leads us with passion and dedication. They come from different parts of the state, reflecting our diverse and inclusive community. We are politically engaged and influential at the state and national levels, thanks to our powerful political action committee. We also provide valuable education and training, exclusive member benefits and exciting events for the restaurant industry.

Membership is open to any firm or establishment actively engaged in the foodservice business including purveyors of goods and services to restaurateurs. All regular (restaurant) members of NMRA are automatically members of the National Restaurant Association.


Our vision is improving New Mexico’s communities, jobs and economy through a thriving food and beverage industry.


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