Joe Reinstein of the Digital Restaurant Association talks with Nation’s Restaurant News about how the organization, which launched this spring, is working to champion operators as they navigate the complexities of running a restaurant in the digital age. Learn why online ordering and delivery fee transparency, customer information sharing and price parity are such critical issues and how the DRA is advocating for its members and the industry at large.
Joe Reinstein works at the intersection of digital media, technology and public policy. He is the Executive Director of the non-profit Digital Restaurant Association (DRA), an independent coalition of restaurants advocating for a fair and sustainable restaurant technology ecosystem. Joe helps restaurants move from digital disruption to digital transformation.
Joe’s ensures the DRA provides public policy advocacy, educational resources and technology solutions for DRA restaurant members. Joe is dedicated to helping restaurant owners increase online revenue, improve restaurant performance and streamline operations.
Joe’s passion is amplifying the collective voice of restaurant owners and operators to influence change in the digital restaurant business. He loves sharing restaurateur stories with elected officials about the issues that are most important to restaurants and help lawmakers.
Diana Blass is a journalist and video producer specializing in technology and cultural trends. She is the founder of Diana Blass Productions and a contributor to Nation's Restaurant News. Her work has been featured on Fox Television Stations, the Discovery Channel, CRN, Light Reading and other digital platforms.
The Digital Restaurant Association is a non-profit 501(c)6 membership organization dedicated to helping restaurants thrive in the digital world. The DRA strives to be the premiere restaurant industry resource for profitable online revenue generation, innovation, public policy and growth. Led by an advisory board of leading restaurateurs and a staff with expertise in digital operations, the DRA leverages the power of the collective voice of the restaurant industry to advance policies that will protect and promote the digital restaurant business.