Membership Plans

We’ve designed a tiered membership structure to provide benefits that are customized for your particular career stage.

Show up for yourself.

Community is essential wherever you stand in your career. Whether you’re fresh out of culinary school or a 40-year veteran of the industry, there are countless other professionals at similar stages of their careers who are eager to connect with you.

Choose the plan that’s right for you.

Tier 1

Emerging restaurant professionals who have chosen to do what they love.

Who is this for?

The cooks, bartenders, servers, hosts, captains, and other professionals who are passionate about nourishing the world through food and drink, and nurturing the world through genuine hospitality.

Why should you join?

As someone launching a career, you’re focused on getting inspiration from those with more experience, and tapping into a larger network of people just like you. Because you have an ever-changing schedule and a paycheck dependent upon fickle guests, we recognize that both your time and money are precious commodities. That’s why membership at this level does not require a huge time commitment or fee. Each year, there will be one Conference designed for Tier 1 in New York, Boston, and Philly. These half-day Conferences will be jam-packed with workshops, demos, talks, and networking opportunities all-in-one so you won’t have to request multiple days off. In addition, you’ll have access to Salons throughout the year where you can hear the personal stories of industry leaders and connect with your peers.

What is included?
  • Digital content including videos, think pieces, articles, and interviews
  • Weekly email briefings on relevant industry news and stories
  • Personalized resume editing
  • Access to 3 Conferences (1 in each city)
  • Access to 9 Salons (3 in each city)
  • Private access to online community forum (COMING SOON)
  • Directory of vendors, contractors, and consultants (COMING SOON)
  • Restaurant perks and discounts (COMING SOON)
How much does it cost?

Annual membership is $98. You’ll get an entire year of empowerment, exclusive access to events, and content produced to give you a leg up in your career. Join now and you’ll receive $100 in event credit to use for conferences and salons.

Tier 2

Accomplished restaurant professionals who are driving their careers and leading a team.

Who is this for?

The managers, general managers, sous chefs, sommeliers, maître d’s, and other professionals who have proven themselves capable of leading teams.

Why should you join?

You’ve put in the time and energy necessary to rise as a leader among your peers, but you can’t stop, won’t stop until you are a leader among leaders. Now that you have climbed the ranks, you have a little more control of your time and a budget to go out and experience the very same hospitality that you serve. This membership level is designed to help you find a mentor that will accelerate your career trajectory and gain recognition among a broader base of peers. Each year, there will be three intimate Suppers in all three cities—New York, Boston, and Philly—where you’ll share a meal with a potential mentor like Missy Robbins, Michael Solomonov, Steven Cook, or Barbara Lynch. In addition, you’ll have access to Salons throughout the year where you can hear the personal stories of industry leaders and connect with your peers. If you want to start building your future army, you’re also welcome to join Tier 1 members at their annual Conferences.

What is included?
  • Digital content including videos, think pieces, articles, and interviews
  • Weekly email briefings on relevant industry news and stories
  • Personalized resume editing
  • Access to 3 Conferences (1 in each city)
  • Access to 9 Salons (3 in each city)
  • Access to 9 Suppers (3 in each city)
  • Private access to online community forum (COMING SOON)
  • Directory of vendors, contractors, and consultants (COMING SOON)
  • Restaurant perks and discounts (COMING SOON)
How much does it cost?

Annual membership is $198. You’ll get an entire year of empowerment, exclusive access to events, and content produced to get you on a path to living your dreams. Join now and you’ll receive $100 in event credit to use for a supper of your choice. Annual membership is $198. You’ll get an entire year of empowerment, exclusive access to events, and content produced to get you on a path to living your dreams. Join now and you’ll receive $100 in event credit to use for a supper of your choice.

Tier 3

Influential restaurant owners and operators who are visionaries for their businesses and the industry.

Who is this for?

The owners, operators, executive chefs, restaurateurs, and other high-level executives who have dedicated their lives to the restaurant industry and reached the upper echelons of their careers.

Why should you join?

You’re an influencer whose passion doesn’t simply end with your own success. In addition to ensuring your business thrives, you also want to make a positive impact on the entire restaurant industry and future generations. This membership level is focused on harnessing the knowledge, power, and influence of the most experienced and respected leaders in order to advocate for and evolve the industry as a whole. Each year, there will be a series of exclusive Tier 3 events designed to put the problems of today on the table and get to work solving them collectively. It will start with a private Roundtable where you’ll assess the top three challenges our industry is facing and determine the actionable items to move forward with. The series will conclude with a one-day Summit where Tier 3 members from New York, Boston, and Philly will all come together to present their findings, get inspired by their peers’ work, and collaborate on future projects.

What is included?
  • Digital content including videos, think pieces, articles, and interviews
  • Weekly email briefings on relevant industry news and stories
  • Opportunities to share your perspective with our community
  • Access to 9 Round Tables (3 in each city)
  • Access to the Annual Summit
  • Private access to online community forum (COMING SOON)
  • Directory of vendors, contractors, and consultants (COMING SOON)
  • Restaurant perks and discounts (COMING SOON)
How much does it cost?

Annual membership is $498. You’ll get an entire year of empowerment, exclusive access to events, and content produced to keep you on the path of living your dreams. Your membership dollars will go toward facilitating the Roundtables, research, and advocacy leading up to the Summit. Join now and you’ll receive $100 in event credit to use for any event of your choice.

Affiliates

Professionals whose work directly serves restaurants.

Who is this for?

The individuals who work in wine distribution, PR, consulting, technology, media and many other professions that interact regularly with restaurants.

Why should you join?

Your work is vital to the success of individual restaurants and the ecosystem as a whole. What you do empowers chefs and restaurateurs to build, open, and operate to their highest potential. But it can be challenging to make genuine connections with the people you serve. That’s why Affiliate membership is designed to help you integrate more deeply into the restaurant community and provide ways for your clients to gain a better understanding of your services. To help you broaden your network, you’ll have access to the Salons and Conferences in New York, Boston, and Philly where you’ll forge connections with the current and future leaders of the profession. As an individual member, your business will also get a personalized page and logo within our Resource Directory.

What is included?
  • Digital content including videos, think pieces, articles, and interviews
  • Weekly email briefings on relevant industry news and stories
  • Highlighted placement in resource directory
  • Opportunities to connect with our community
  • Access to 3 Conferences (1 in each city)
  • Access to 9 Salons (3 in each city)
  • Directory of vendors, contractors, and consultants (COMING SOON)
How much does it cost?

Annual membership is $298. You’ll get to be a part of a community of professionals who are dependent upon you to thrive, exclusive access to events, and content produced to keep you informed. Join now and you’ll receive $100 in event credit to use for Conferences and Salons.

We also have opportunities for your business to sponsor events. Email info@yourjournee.com to learn more.

Join today and receive a $100 New Member Bonus Credit

(Redeemable for event tickets)