Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) would like to thank its national corporate partners and associate members for their continued support.
Established in 1988 as the industry superanuation fund for the hospitality, tourism, recreation and sport's industry, today HOSTPLUS has grown to become one of Australia's largetst superanuation funds, with over one million members, more than 90,000 employer groups and over $14 Billion in funds under management.
HOSTPLUS provide competitive fees, do not pay commissions to financial advisers and are run to benefit their members.
In recognition of our longstanding commitment to providing 'whole of life' solutions for our members, HOSTPLUS recieved two awards from Money Magazine; Lowest Cost Balanced Sper Fund of the Year 2014, as well as Lowest Cost Balanced Pension Fund of the Year.
PLATINUM ASSOCIATION PARTNERS
Established as a freight express company in 1850, American Express® has evolved into a world leader in the card market, providing charge and credit cards to consumers, small businesses and corporations. We are also the world's largest travel agency, offering travel and related consulting services to individuals and corporations around the world. Our worldwide network also processes millions of merchant transactions every day. With more than 65,000 employees around the world, American Express has never been more competitive. Through sophisticated marketing and information management capabilities, American Express can target high-spending, high-creditworthy Card members to customise products, services, rewards, special offers and experiences, while helping to build the business of our merchant partners.
As market leader, Vittoria Coffee has instituted many firsts in coffee research, roasting, packaging and barista training; where our expertise is still a family tradition.
Lion is a
leading beverage and food company with a portfolio that includes many of Australia and New Zealand’s favorite brands such as Tooheys, Dairy Farmers, XXXX, PURA, Hahn, Berri, Speight’s, King Island Dairy, Boag’s, Yoplait, Wither Hills and COON.
Our products accompany life's sociable moments, whether it's a family meal or good times at the pub with mates. Dairy, juice, soy and the responsible enjoyment of alcohol beverages are all part of a healthy lifestyle for many people, and when enjoyed in moderation, our combined portfolio of food and drink brands can benefit well-being.
We employ close to 7,000 people and take great pride in our local manufacturing footprint across the Tasman, which spans over 40 sites. We invest in a range of community groups and social change organisations that drive real improvements in the community and encourage positive consumption behaviours.
GOLD ASSOCIATION PARTNERS
Since 1963 Alsco has been providing professional and friendly textile rental services throughout Australasia. Services offered include a commercial linen service; an extensive uniform range including industrial and image workwear, corporate clothing and chef uniforms; and rubber floor matting.
Apra | Amcos mission is to ensure that composers, songwriters and publishers are rewarded whenever, and wherever, their musical works are played, performed or reproduced and we help Australian & New Zealand music consumers get access to the world’s musical repertoire.
Bartercard is proudly Australian and has led from the front through innovation and developing unique systems since 1991. Ever since the inception of Bartercard into the Australian economy, the way companies across the country conduct their day-to-day business has been revolutionised. Bartercard's world-leading innovative Trade Exchange system enables over 35,000 trading members in six countries to benefit from the cashless economy of barter.
Bidvest Australia is a one-stop supply solution distributing wholesale food, hospitality equipment and supplies, and fresh produce to the food-service and catering industry.
With access to all major national and many international brands, our product range remains current and diverse, and continues to successfully meet the needs of our customers. Across our divisions, our extensive range includes over 56,000 food-service products, 3000 core hospitality products, and a comprehensive fresh offering of between 400 and 600 lines depending on season.
We make the world cleaner, safer and healthier.
Ecolab gives you the confidence that every aspect of your operation is protected, from front door to back dock. We are the partner you can trust to assist with a clean and safe operation, satisfied guests and better business results.
Ecolab offers comprehensive products and programs that meet the needs of our customers. We help our customers insure their guests’ safety and satisfaction, as well as help them protect and enhance their brands.”
EDUCATION, INDUSTRY AND PROJECT PARTNERS
The Commonwealth Bank is Australia's leading provider of integrated financial services, including Retail, Premium, Business and Institutional Banking, Funds Management, Superannuation, Insurance, Investment and Share-Broking products and services.
Local Business Banking provides a comprehensive range of innovative, market-leading products and services to meet the needs of the Bank's small and medium business clients. The Local Business Banking team is comprised of skilled and dedicated Relationship Managers, Business Bankers located in our extensive Branch network and a dedicated team of Business Banking Associates available to service the needs of our SME clients 24 hours a day/7 days a week/365 days of the year.
The vision of Local Business Banking is to be Australia's leading business bank, by excelling at securing and enhancing the financial wellbeing of people, businesses and communities. Talk to CommBank and see how it can help grow your business and assist the banking needs of you and your clients.
Dimmi is Australia's largest restaurant booking network, designed to bring diners and restaurants together. Recommendations and reservations are now a no-stress affair as Dimmi has partnered with more than 2,500 restaurants nationwide and the country's leading online restaurant guides. Since 2009, Dimmi has seated more than 2 million Australian diners at restaurants ranging from hatted fine-dining establishments, to casual suburban eateries.
Entertainment Publications is the creater of the The Entertainment™ Book that the highly recognised and unique marketing tool used by over 10,000 restaurants throughout Australia and New Zealand to help introduce word-of-mouth advertising. The Books feature a limited number of selected restaurants in each major city. Restaurants do not pay to be included — they are chosen based on awards, reviews and personal recommendations.
LifeStyle FOOD is Australia’s only 24 hour food channel catering for a broad audience by offering the world’s best mix of superstar chefs, everyday meals, reality food and competition cooking content. LifeStyle FOOD showcases the personality and passion behind the food, and provides inspiration and new delicious ideas, using a mix of Australian and international influences and ingredients. LifeStyle FOOD is exclusive to FOXTEL
Developed by hospitality people for hospitality businesses, the H&L Point of Sale System is all that you’d expect and more, and can be tailored to meet any venue’s requirements.
The powerful integration capabilities with external accounting systems and a number of other H&L solutions give you the ultimate control over costs, revenue and assets.
- H&L’s Management Solution – is a superior system to monitor & increase revenue, manage cash, inventory, wages and productivity
- H&L’s Workforce Management Solution provides a range of tools and devices to get the “upper hand” in managing wages and productivity
- Zen Marketing & Loyalty Solution works hand in hand with the POS, giving you the ability to collect, analyse and action information to produce powerful and effective marketing campaigns
- H&L’s Surveillance Solutions –where the POS and Mobotix Surveillance combine to give you absolute control over Venue Surveillance. You can monitor the security of your venue, staff and patrons at all times at any POS terminal.
With offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart and Darwin, H&L has Australia covered, also delivering 24/7 service and support.
Rare Medium-The chef’s journal of Beef, lamb and goat is brought to you by Meat & Livestock Australia and is the new face of the Australian beef, lamb and goat producers in the foodservice industry.
Rare Medium’s role is to bridge the gap between the farm and kitchen by providing chefs and restaurateurs with information and inspiration on red meat.
Sponsorship Opportunities with Restaurant & Catering Association
The Restaurant & Catering Association offers unique opportunities to help you build and retain market share in the hospitality segments of cafes, restaurants and catering.
If you would like to promote your brand and products through events, education and training, print, as well as digital means, please call Jo Dettmann, Director, Partnerships and Education Foundation Manager on 1300 722 878.