The only Restaurant Association here at home.


The Coast Restaurant Association  has been the voice of the local restaurant industry for more than 35 years. As a member of the Association, you are eligible to serve on our Board of Directors.

The Mississippi Gulf Coast's premiere food and wine event is held every September. It is a showcase of the Coast's diverse and delicious cuisine and where our local chefs come to shine.  

Members are eligible for discounts on ServSafe training, as well as other workshops and educational opportunities.

2022 Save the Date 2.png

Call or e-mail for schedule!

ServSafe No date.png
Wine Glasses

Sales & Collections (Gross) -

May 2022

for Restaurants and other eating places by county

  • Hancock County: $8,580,777

  • Harrison County: $51,973,407

  • Jackson County: $34,077,483

Provided by MS Dept. of Revenue

COVID-19 Resources

As we face the COVID-19 Coronavirus threat together, the Coast Restaurant Association is working to help our Mississippi Gulf Coast restaurants by keeping the public informed about which businesses are open and provide you with links to the resources you need. If there is anything we can help you with, please call (228) 324-0032 or email

MS Dept. of Health COVID-19 Update

The Mississippi Department of Health is working closely with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention to monitor the outbreak of respiratory disease caused by COVID-19 and help in the prevention of the spread of the virus. Visit their website for up-to-date information:,0,420.html


To learn more and register for the Coast Champions program, visit:

Coastal Mississippi Launches Free, Online Coast Champions Hospitality Training Program


The Coast Champions hospitality training program, administered through Bridge, a learning management system (LMS), is completely free and available online for any organization or individual involved in the tourism industry, directly or indirectly.


The Coast Champions online course is self-guided and is expected to take less than two hours to complete. Featured topics include COVID-19 best practices, the importance of tourism in Coastal Mississippi, meetings/events information and more. Ultimately, the course will address frequently asked questions from current and prospective visitors, inviting participants to learn more about the region.


Mississippi Coast Restaurant & Beverage Association

11975 Seaway Road, Suite B116            Gulfport, Miss. 39503                (228) 324-0032