Connecticut Contacts: 

James Augeri - 860-922-0765 -

Amy Surkin - 347-853-1086 -

Faith Sherman - 203-460-2769 -

Tim McCann - 203-615-2562 -

Fast, convenient, and secure. With over 40 years of industry leading experience Express Merchant Processing Solutions (EMPS) powered by First Data helps millions of restaurants like yours bring safe, easy, cost-effective payments to their customersundefinedregardless of size.


CRA and First Data are ready to help you:

  • Accept more forms of payment undefined Visa®, MasterCard®, Diners Club®, American Express®, Discover® Network and JCB®, plus debit, gift cards and more
  • Improve cash flow undefined Receive funds quickly from the bank of your choice
  • Receive personalized support undefined Superior technical support 24/7/365
  • Easily manage your transaction data undefined FREE online reporting and account information anywhere, anytime


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First Data Resource Center

In today’s ever-changing business environment, we understand how complex payment processing can be. You can turn to First Data, an industry leader that provides payment processing services to thousands of restaurants. First Data’s Resource Center is here to bring you the information and tools you need – at your convenience.

Reducing Costs

Tips to help you keep your payment processing fees to a minimum.


PCI DSS Compliance

Why it’s important and what you can do to protect customer data.


Fraud Prevention

Resources to help your business prevent becoming a victim of fraud.


Choosing the Right Terminal/Processor

Tools and checklists to help guide your decisions.

  • Considerations When Choosing a Payment Processor Download PDF
  • Processing Fees undefined. What to Know Up Front Download PDF

Thank you to our Industry Partners


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