At LIDA, community is our strength. Our hands on approach uses the real life operating experiences of our members to create a resource that you can trust for your everyday business needs. Our membership benefits ensure that you've got the entire L.I. dining community on your team, guaranteeing conveniences you've never seen before.

Our Mission

Is To Be The Restaurant Resource That Dining Operators Can Trust!

  • Use the first hand experiences of our members to design all of our programs ensuring convenience, necessity and value.
  • Address the challenges that are often exclusive to our industry and collectively find and offer real solutions that work.
  • Become the voice of the local industry.
  • Create more buying power than any of the local corporate chains and franchises by bringing together the L.I. food industry.
  • Educate the local dining community about the benefits of choosing independent restaurants enhancing the number of customers to LIDA establishments.
  • Have all affiliates, networking groups and charity organizations use LIDA member establishments for all for their personal / corporate dining needs.
  • Provide members with direct access to the best service and product providers available.
  • Stay ahead of the changing technologies, trends and laws to ensure our success.
  • Host a food industry trade show that features Long Island companies, farms and resources.