Restaurants Associates Ltd. (RAL) is the Caribbean’s leading restaurant management company. Founded in 1984, RAL is a family-business built on a foundation of quality, innovation and integrity. Our commitment to developing people and achieving measurable results has placed us at the pinnacle of operational performance in the region. We are steadfast in our drive to be the Caribbean’s #1 deliverer of quality dining experiences with great value. Our vertically integrated group of companies includes Quick Service Restaurants, Logistics & Manufacturing, Agriculture, Construction, Development & Property Management.
Some of the globe’s leading restaurant brands trust RAL to operate at the highest international standards and live up to their distinctive brand promises of service and quality. RAL currently represents international and local quick service brands across more than 70 locations in Jamaica, Trinidad and Barbados.
What We Believe
We don’t just believe in job creation. We believe in job elevation. Over the years we have employed thousands across our growing portfolio of restaurants and have maintained a training and development programme that nurtures longevity, dedication and advancement of our people and operations. Our regional footprint includes vertically integrated businesses that ensure we bring the freshest local ingredients to all of our locations and measure our performance at all points along the value chain. Through our people, our policies and our procedures, we continue to expand and maintain the highest standards and efficiencies in food delivery and service.
Our Core Values
There is a strong sense of togetherness and purpose that supports a widespread “can do” attitude across our organization. The same is true of our dedication to supporting the communities and nations where we work. From providing J$4 million in scholarships annually, supporting educational and sports programmes and helping to preserve culture and art, we collaborate with trusted partners to develop future generations. Together there isn’t anything we can’t do.
Associate sponsors of the Dancing Dynamites TV show, Burger King, provided “Team Awesome” with a cheque valuing $30,000.
Kingston Mayor, Delroy Williams (left), and RAL Group CEO, Richard Lake, congratulate the 2017 Burger King tertiary scholarship recipients.
Two students flash bright smiles as they enjoy a meal from Popeyes.
Young fans are treated to a photo opp upon meeting Little Caesars’ mascot, Tillman.
Young winner of a tri-branded meal certificate valid at Burger King, Popeyes or Little Caesars at Popeyes grand opening in Negril.
Comedian, Christopher ‘Johnny’ Daley, enjoys some Cajun flavoured Popeyes chicken at the official opening of Popeyes, Negril.
An excited attendee shows off her prize bag from the Little Caesars grand opening in Negril.
A fan favourite, Tillman, shares lens time with a senior member of the audience.
Golden brown Cajun fried chicken featured at the official opening of Popeyes, Negril.
It’s a Family Affair! RAL’s Head of Sales and Marketing, Sabrena McDonald Radcliffe; RAL’s Sponsorship and P.R. Manager, Ricardo Brooks; and former Brand Manager of Little Caesars and Popeyes, Gillian McCalla.
Students of Cedar Grove Academy have caught the “Pizza! Pizza!” vibes.
An awesome line up is prepared to run the BK10K & Relays in Portmore.
Boys will be boys! With Popeyes in hands, these young lads get animated for the camera.
Popeyes squad goals!
Cajun smiles all around.
Insta Fab! A glimpse of the trio from St. Andrew Preparatory who won the first ever Burger King Prep. and Primary Schools Debating Competition.
Chairman of RAL, Lois Sherwood, makes the championship presentation to Calabar Primary – the first primary school to win the Burger King Prep and Primary Schools Debating Competition.
A focused, passionate Calabar Primary debater drives home her point during the 2018 Finals of the Burger King Prep and Primary Schools Debating Competition.
Supporters of Duhaney Park Primary came out in their numbers at the 2018 Finals of the Burger King Prep and Primary Schools Debating Competition.
High energy on display at the Burger King Superstakes at Caymanas Park!
This young swimmer declares the BK Swim Meet is “Awesome”!
Head of Sales and Marketing at RAL, Sabrena McDonald Radcliffe, together with a trio of swimmers strike a unique pose at the Burger King Prep. and Primary School Swim Meet.
Head of Sales and Marketing at RAL, Sabrena McDonald Radcliffe, together with a trio of swimmers.
BK Kings of the Week wait to take the stage on the popular dance show, Dancing Dynamites.
A BK fan shows off her AWESOME meal certificate at Dancing Dynamites.
2018 recipient of the Rodwell Lake Scholarship, Rhagete Pryce, receives his award from Mrs. Ann Ventura at the Burger King National Scholarship Awards. The Rodwell Lake Scholarship is awarded annually to a young man from St. George’s College.
Lisa Lake Epstein, incoming Group CEO, makes a presentation to a GSAT scholarship recipient at the Burger King National Scholarship Awards.
Lois Sherwood, Chairman of RAL, awards Camperdown High School the 2019 champions of the Burger King National Secondary Schools’ Debating Competition.
Mayor of Savanna la Mar, Bertel Moore, joins the RAL leadership team in cutting the opening ribbon at Little Caesars, Negril.
Tillman is loved wherever he goes.
Marketing Assistant, Rashai Graham, crowns a young King at the annual Prime Minister’s Christmas Treat. Burger King has been a proud sponsor of the event for over five years.
A patron enjoys a delicious slice of Little Caesars pizza in Mandeville.
The RAL Executive Team, joins restaurant staff in cutting the official grand opening cake in Mandeville.
Executive Director, Frank Ventura, is joined by Operations Manager Kerry Ann Griffiths, Head of Sales & Marketing, Sabrena McDonald Radcliffe, District Manager, Anica Ventura and Restaurant Manager, Maria Solomon at the official opening of Little Caesars Mandeville.
The BK Kings of the Week chilling in the BK Awesome Kingdom at Dancing Dynamites.
Group Chairman, Richard Lake, shares an inspiring message at RAL Sports Day 2019.
F is for friends who share pizza together!
A track star blazes his way down the track at the Little Caesars Prep. Championships.
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