Here are some common questions about Journee.


Who can become a member?

Journee is exclusively for restaurant professionals and restaurant affiliates. We have a tiered structure to meet the needs of individuals at every stage in their career.

How do I become a member?

Apply here.

Which tier of membership do I fall in?

The benefits and events for each tier are specifically designed for different career stages. It’s important to select the tier that best fits you so that you can connect with your peers. Tier 1 is for emerging professionals who have chosen to do what they love. This includes hourly employees such as line cooks, servers, hosts, reservationists, etc. Tier 2 is for accomplished professionals who are driving their careers and leading a team. This includes salaried employees such as managers and general managers, sommeliers, sous chefs, chef de cuisines, etc. Tier 3 is for influential leaders who are visionaries for their businesses and the industry. This includes owners, operators, c-level executives, etc.

I work in the industry, but not in a restaurant or for a restaurant group. What type of membership should I get?

Affiliate membership is designed for professionals who do not work directly in restaurants but whose work benefits those who do.

How much does membership cost?

Tier 1 is $98/year. Tier 2 is $198/year. Tier 3 is $498/year. Affiliate is $298/year.

Do you offer discounted or complimentary membership?

We do not offer any discounts at this time.

I know someone who should be a part of Journee. How can I invite him/her?

Email us at info@yourjournee.com and we’ll be happy to reach out with an invitation.

What are the benefits of becoming a member?

For a complete list of benefits, go to our Membership page.

I just got promoted! How can I move to the next tier of membership?

Congratulations! Email sam@yourjournee.com and we’ll get you set up right away.

I used to be a member. How can I rejoin?

We’ve switched platforms so everyone must re-apply here. If you have additional questions contact sam@yourjournee.com.

Will my company pay for my membership?

We’ve had companies pay for their employees to join Journee in the past, so it’s quite possible that your company would be interested in doing the same. Speak to your managers and share our website with them.

Can I share my membership with colleagues or industry friends?

Membership is for individuals only.

What can I use my membership card for?

Consider your membership card a badge of honor. Clip it to your shirt, glue it to your apron, or stick it in your wallet–the possibilities are endless! We’ll also be adding restaurant perks to our member benefits in 2017. Soon enough, you’ll be able to flash your card while you’re out and reap the rewards of working in this industry.

What is your membership cancellation policy?

Membership is paid on an annual basis. If you do not plan on renewing your membership, please contact sam@yourjournee.com anytime before your membership is set to renew.

How do I purchase a membership as a gift?

To purchase a membership as a gift, email sam@yourjournee.com.

I received a membership as a gift. How do I activate it?

To activate a gifted membership, apply here, and enter the coupon code that was provided as your gift. If you’re having any trouble, email support@yourjournee.com.

Do gift memberships start as soon as I purchase them?

Gifted memberships only start when activated.


What is a Salon?

Salons are informal talks and gatherings that encourage the exchange of ideas.

What is a Conference?

Conferences are full days designed to inspire, connect, and build your dream.

What is a Supper?

Suppers are intimate mentor dinners with industry leaders.

What is a Roundtable?

Roundtables are in-depth discussions of important topics between industry leaders.

What is the Summit?

The Summit is the culmination of the actionable items produced by roundtables.

Can non-members attend an event?

If you are not a member, we have some events where non-member tickets are available.

Can I attend an event without registering?

You must register for an event in order to attend.

Can I bring a guest?

If you know someone who would like to attend an event, he or she must register in order to attend.

How many tickets can I purchase per event?

You can purchase one ticket per event. If you would like to pay for another member’s ticket, contact sam@yourjournee.com and we will create a coupon code that he or she can use to register for the event.

What is your event cancellation policy?

As long as we are given at least 48-hours notice, we will provide a full refund back to the card used to purchase your ticket. Refunds will not be honored if you cancel within 48 hours of the event.


What is Journee?

Journee is a membership-based community with a mission to create a world in which restaurant professionals thrive in the pursuit of their dreams. We connect individuals through events, provide educational content, and promote career advancement through mentorship and networking.

How do you pronounce Journee?

Journee is pronounced /ˈjərnē/ (like the band famous for the hit “Don’t Stop Believing”).

Where is Journee located?

Journee currently hosts events in various restaurants and spaces throughout New York City, Boston, and Philadelphia. Our mailing address is 205 8th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215.

I’d like to meet with someone at Journee.

Email info@yourjournee.com for all general inquiries.

How can I stay up to date on Journee news?

If you’re not a member, you can still subscribe to our monthly Newsletter here. You can also like our Facebook page and follow us on Instagram @yourjournee.

I’m interested in partnering with Journee.

If you’re interested in working with us or sponsoring events, please contact sam@yourjournee.com and we will provide more details on sponsorship options.

Who are your current partners?


I’m interested in interviewing someone at Journee.


I can’t find my username.

If you can’t remember your username, log in with the email address you used to apply. If you don’t remember the email address you used, email support@yourjournee.com.

I don’t remember my password.

If you forgot your password, click on the “Forgot your password?” link on the login page and follow the instructions.

How do I join the Journee Facebook group?

The Journee Facebook group is for members only. To request access, go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/journeeforum/.

Still need help? Send us a note!

For any other questions, please write us at info@yourjournee.com or call us at 212.604.0588