Thank you for your interest in joining our organization. The Chicago Restaurant Brokers Association (CRBA) was established in 1991 by industry professionals to create networking events and a forum to share information and provide valuable referrals. We are a non-profit organization dedicated to providing value and opportunity for our members.

Core Covenants
The CRBA was founded on the following principles:

  • Collaboration

  • Confidentiality

  • Cooperation

  • Respect

Our members form a network of trusted advisors, developers, and vendors that support the food, beverage, and hospitality industries.  

  • Architects & Designers

  • Attorneys & License Expediters

  • Contractors & Builders

  • Economic & Business Development Professionals

  • Equipment & Furnishing Providers

  • Goods & Service Providers

  • Insurance Brokers & Accountants

  • Restaurant Focused Real Estate & Business Brokers

Membership Benefits
Some of the member benefits of the CRBA include:

  • Networking with Prominent Restaurant Brokers Throughout the Country
  • Luncheon Events Featuring Speakers Associated with the Restaurant Industry

  • Industry Networking Events

  • Reduced International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Fees (Up to 80% Off)

  • Promotion of Your Business in our Digital Membership Directory

Annual Dues

  • 2020 CRBA Annual Membership is $275 for real estate & business brokers

  • 2020 CRBA Annual Membership is $400 for a non-broker member (i.e. architect, attorney, vendor or service provider)

Your annual membership fee includes the cost of food, beverages, tax, and gratuity at this year’s CRBA luncheon meetings.

To complete and submit your electronic membership application, click on this link:  CRBA Membership Application