National Council of Chain Restaurants

The National Council of Chain Restaurants, a division of the National Retail Federation, is the leading organization exclusively representing chain restaurant companies. NCCR members include the country’s most respected quick-service and table-service chain restaurants. For more than 40 years, NCCR has worked to advance sound public policy that serves restaurant businesses and the millions of people they employ.

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Advocate for policies that affect your business

NCCR opposes the federal Renewable Fuel Standard mandate to mix corn-based ethanol into the nation’s gasoline supply. Why? Because diverting corn to fuel unfairly drives up food prices for chain restaurants and their customers.

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Participate in committees that develop strategies, exchange information and advance policies that specifically affect restaurants:


Board of Directors   Food Safety Task Force   Food Supply Chain Committee

Employees of NCCR member companies may also participate in any one of our 40+ NRF committees.


Chain Restaurant CEO Policy Summit
Participation is reserved exclusively for presidents and CEOs of chain restaurant companies and is by invitation only.
Retail Advocates Summit
NRF’s Retail Advocates Summit focuses on issues of major importance to the industry, and offers chain restaurant executives an opportunity to meet with administration and congressional leaders.


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