The Consumer Vote Award is an award, awarded to the business in each state who receives the most votes from consumers. Votes are collected over a few months at the start of each calendar year, and then tallied. The winner is recognised at their respective state gala dinner.

Customers! Vote for your favourite restaurant, cafe or caterer to go into the draw to WIN 1 of 6 $250 Restaurant Gift Cards! 




Want to share your vote on socials and promote your favourite venue too?

Download the I JUST VOTED IMAGE and post your vote on Facebook or Instagram using the wording "I just voted for (insert tag/venue name) to WIN the 2021 Consumer Vote Award at the Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence!"

Instagram: Tag @thecardnetwork and @restcatering or tag + Hashtags: #consumervote #therestaurantgiftcard

Facebook: Tag @TCNGiftCards and @RestaurantandCatering + Hashtags: #consumervote #therestaurantgiftcard



Download a toolkit featuring a social media tile, website banner and flyer so you can promote to your customers to vote for your venue.



Each year, Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA) conducts the Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence program throughout Australia. The program, is the most dependable and authoritative guide to Australia’s best restaurants and caterers. Once you have voted,  your favourite establishment will be invited to enter The  Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence. If they enter, they will be anonymously judged by one of our 300+ judges to go into the running to win in their nominated category and potentially win the prestigious Restaurant of the Year, Casual Dining of the Year or Caterer of the Year Award. State winners will be promoted throughout R&CAs communication avenues and media outlets from June onwards, concluding with the National Awards for Excellence ceremony.