Mission Statement

The NYS Latino Restaurant, Bar & Lounge Association (“NYSRBLA”) is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization founded for the purpose of helping Hispanic and minority businesses succeed in commerce and industry, particularly, that of the food and beverage industry.  NYSRBLA is one of the largest business organizations of its kind with over 350 restaurant members to date, ranging from individual Latino businessmen/women owning fast food establishments to gourmet larger restaurants to lounges and bars within the tri-state area.  

Who we are today

Our focus is advocacy, business training and legislative reform for the food and beverage industry, while simultaneously creating opportunities for minority owned businesses throughout the state.

We are the uniting force of the restaurant industry. Bringing together our community, we impact legislation, cultivate relationships and provide valuable resources to help you run your business.

The NYS Latino Restaurant, Bar & Lounge Association provides industry trainings, educational seminars, meetings with elected officials advocating for legislative change and, most importantly, serves the needs of Latino/Minority owned restaurants, bars and lounges throughout the state.

Why you should join

Your voice is an important part of the success of our community. By investing in membership, you will have a platform to share your political priorities, gain access to business-building tools and develop meaningful relationships with your peers.