Membership in CIRA is open to people who are in the business of preparing and serving quality Italian food, whether through trattorias, restaurants, pizzerias, gelaterias, delis, cafes or caterers.

There are four separate categories of membership in CIRA.

  1. Members: People representing businesses that prepare or serve Italian cuisine including trattorias, restaurants, pizzerias, gelaterias, delicatessens, caterers and cafes. These members of these categories are eligible to vote or nominate for the Committee.
  2. Associate Members: People representing those who are employed in businesses who supply the Italian food service industry. Associate members are not eligible to vote for the Officers or Executive Committee members except to elect an Associate Member who nominates for one member of the Executive Committee representing the Associate Members.
  3. Friends: This category of membership is for members of the general public who are considered Friends of the Italian Restaurant industry and seek to be informed of CIRA events or receive its publications. Friends are not eligible to vote or nominate for Officers or Members of the Executive Committee.
  4. Affiliates: This category of membership is for students, apprentices, trainees or senior citizens and they receive all communication form CIRA. Affiliates may be eligible to vote or nominate for Officers or Members of the Executive Committee depending on their membership category (see above).

Annual membership fees are as follows:

Members/Associate Members and Friends of CIRA - $90.00 per annum
Students/Pensioners - $25.00 per annum

Membership benefits are inclusive of the following:

  • Membership Card
  • Quarterly newsletter Discounts for specified CIRA Cooking Classes and other CIRA events
  • Involvement in issues that impact on Italian restaurants
  • Opportunity to receive advice by an experienced restaurateur or chef on relevant aspects of restaurant operations and recipe advice.

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