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.
Sales & Collections (Gross) -
for Restaurants and other eating places by county
Hancock County: $7,793,886
Harrison County: $54,140,613
Jackson County: $32,790,445
Provided by MS Dept. of Revenue
Small business owners in all U.S. states and territories are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For questions, please contact the SBA disaster assistance customer service center at 1-800-659-2955 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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:
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 email@example.com.
SBA Disaster Assistance
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.