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Our Mission Statement

BIRA’s mission is to ensure that independent restaurant owners have the latest information and access to the tools necessary to compete with the National Chains, attract more new customers, increase sales, and operate their restaurants more efficiently to maximize their profits.

Sean Potter, Executive Director,
Best Independent Restaurant Association

BIRA Member Spotlight

BIRA Featured Speaker Bent Hansen

BIRA Platinum Plate Award Winner, Bent Hansen, from Pasadena, CA – owner of Los Gringos Locos. Bent was a struggling Independent Restaurant owner who went from barely able to pay his bills to now being able to generate a constant flow of customers and spend more time doing the things he loves, all because…

Click to Read Bent’s Full Story Here