Membership with R&CA ensures businesses remain informed of industry trends and developments, changes in regulation, and offers exclusive deals with suppliers to reduce costs in your business. A membership subscription provides you with a cost effective way to support the core functions of your business. Below is a full list and explanation of benefits & saving available to restaurant, café and caterers.

 

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FREE MENTOR & BUSINESS COACHING FOR 3 WEEKS | $730 VALUE

The 6 Week Pathway Program is designed specifically to give venue owners 6 of the most impactful trainings (including templates) to create more revenue in your venue.

It includes trainings on social media and marketing, food costing, leadership, freeing up yourtime as an owner, business mindset and more...

To accept this off simply fill in this form and choose a time that suits you to talk to one of our team so we can explain the program and get you your logins.

MERCHANT FEE DISCOUNT | UP TO $2,720 IN SAVINGS

R&CA Members enjoy great discounts from CBA on their merchant fees. Speak to us to find out more information on rates.

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TRANSACTION FEE DISCOUNT | $1,400 IN SAVINGS

R&CA Members enjoy great discounts from CBA on their transaction fees. Speak to us to find out more information on rates.

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INSURANCE AUDIT | PROTECTION & POSSIBLE SAVINGS

As the endorsed broker of R&CA, Gallagher offers members a complimentary insurance audit of your business that could result in the proper protection and potential savings. Talk to us to find out more.

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R&CA Benchmarking Report | $500

As the peak industry body representing over 47,000 hospitality businesses, the Restaurant & Catering Association is proud to deliver the latest industry insights via its Annual Benchmarking Report.

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R&CA IR ADVICE LINE | $2,400

Our Member advice line is standing by to assist you with your industrial relations enquiries.

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R&CA IMMIGRATION ADVICE | $1,500

Exclusive discounts on immigration advice is available to R&CA members.

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R&CA Gold Licence | $410 SAVING

Members will be able to obtain a significant discount when obtaining the R&CA Gold Licence accreditation.

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R&CA Legal Resources | $3,000

R&CA is here to support members with their legal issues and provide insightful assistance via its online resources hub, which contains templates, guides and other valuable resources.

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R&CA TRAINING Resources | $2,000 IN SAVINGS

R&CA offers a suite of training resources to its members which could represent a potential saving in excess of $2,000.

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TIME-SHEET/PAYROLL | $145.20 IN SAVINGS*

Try us for the first month for free to trial and then receive a 20% discount off the first three paidmonths *Savings calculated based on 15 Staff Members (Users) on the Premium Monthly Plan($5.50 + GST per user/month).

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MALT SHOVEL CREDIT | $200 VALUE IN STOCK

R&CA members GET $200 CREDIT when you place your first order. NO MINIMUM SPEND! Even if you order 1 x case of Malt Shovel (APPROX $50) you will qualify for the $200 Credit. Talk to us to find out more.

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HOSPITALITY TRADE SHOW | $150 VALUE

Australia's largest trade exhibition for the foodservice and hospitality industry. R&CA members receive FREE ENTRY to attend the show and experience the diverse and educational seminars. Talk to us to find out more.

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HOSPITALITY TRADE SHOW | $150 VALUE

Food Service Australia is an annual Trade-Only event held in May each year. R&CA members receive a FREE ENTRY plus significantly reduced rates for the annual National Restaurant Conference. Talk to us to find out more.

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ENERGY AUDIT | UP TO $2,900 IN SAVINGS

As partners of R&CA, Make it Cheaper Energy Brokers and Perth Energy, offer FREE energy audits to members which could result in potential savings of up to $2,900. 

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AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE | UP TO $705 IN SAVINGS

Members will have access to discounts for nominations and tickets for the Awards for Excellence.

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INTEGRATED HR/PAYROLL | Minimum of $312 IN SAVINGS*

foundU is offering a massive 10% for all members of the R&CA. Save a minimum of $240 in fees and charges and automate your payroll saving hours of admin labour costs. *Savings calculated based on average savings for 20 staff over a 12 month period

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MENULOG ONLINE FOOD DELIVERY | FROM $7,800 PER YEAR IN SAVINGS

New Menulog Partners

Receive 30 days commission free plus:

  • Menulog Delivery Service Offer- At least 9% reduction in standard commission for R&CA members for the life of the contract, no additional fees (including joining / device fees) and no lock in contract 
  • Menulog Self-Delivery Offer - Reduction of more than 14% commission for the first six months of the Menulog contract (following this restaurants go to the standard rate as this does not vary across the business), no additional fees (including joining / device fees) and no lock in contract

How do I join?

To secure your discounted offer, fill out the form here and we’ll get in touch with you. 

Existing Menulog Partners

Menulog will provide a week’s free ‘Promoted Placement’ for any four weeks purchased. That means existing partners will feature at the very top of the Search Results for delivery suburbs selective for free for a week. 

Promoted placement is a great way to increase your restaurant’s visibility on Menulog, helping you boost orders and grow your business. 

For existing Menulog partners, simply contact your account manager or email accountmanagement@menulog.com to take advantage of the Promoted Placement offer. 

THEFORK RESERVATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM | $300 IN SAVINGS

Exclusive to R&CA members (new to TheFork), Get FREE MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION for the life of your restaurant on TheFork Lite Software Plan. Save $25 per month for ever! NO joining fees. NO monthly. NO contracts. NO expiry date. (Applies to new TheFork customers from 22 August 2020).

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HYGIENE & SANITISATION | UP TO $900 IN SAVINGS

Stoddart’s new hygiene and sanitisation range is providing all R&CA members the tools to provide safe and hygienic customer service. From floor and wall mounted wipe dispensers, paired with compatible anti-bacterial wipes and an extensive range of Australian made and owned Sanipure hand sanitiser and hardware. Stoddart is a one stop shop for everything hygiene and sanitisation!

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SAVE $212 with 10% off invoice *based on average of 10 orders in 30 days

Find new suppliers that meet your needs and bookmark the ones that you love. With Foodbomb, you're able to easily search by product range, price, minimum order amounts, delivery days and cut off times. And once you've found the perfect mix of suppliers, we make it easy for you to browse their products, view their specials and re-order your staples!

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YOUR FREE SUBSCRIPTION | SAVE $199

Your FREE subscription keeps you informed about the market & builds your lease negotiation skillsvia access to My Lpc, our FAQ libraries, our market reports and webinars, & our quarterly training events. Stay informed and improve your lease outcomes. 

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GAIN INSIGHT PACKAGE - FREE SAVE OVER $1,100 & TAKE CONTROL PACKAGE SAVE OVER $2,300

GAIN INSIGHT PACKAGE 

Unlock access to essential tools and resources to work on profitability, cashflow and businesssustainability, as well as an express business health check with your Gain Insight subscription package. Plus more R&CA member exclusive access. 

TAKE CONTROL PACKAGE 

Unlock superior business support and guidance and all the benefits of the Free subscription plusmore with your Take Control subscription package. Contact financial counselling@vincents.com.au for comprehensive complementary advice. 

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Takes the guess work out of food safety Save $1,200 in fees and set up

From temperature checking to product expiry dates, cleaning tasks to maintenance records, Squizify can help you make better decisions while lowering your brand risk and better protecting your customers. Save 20% off your monthly subscription

FREE set up and onboarding worth $99

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TRADE LENDING SPECIAL | UP TO $2,720 IN SAVINGS

Applies to purchases made with the R&CA:

o If customer elects to roll that purchase onto an instalment plan,

*Finstro will cover the first three months interest on that purchase.

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EAT NOW PAY LATER | First month FREE

1 month zero transaction fees 

o FREE SET UP & ONBOARDING

* Normal fees starting @ 3% per transaction

*Enjoy an average increase of 50% in Transaction Value for dine in customers

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FREE BUSINESS REVIEW FOR A GROWTH MINDSET

Prosperity are offering a free initial consultation and business review to ensure that you are ready to open with a growth mindset – excluding any written advice.

High level review will include:

  • Initial consultation
  • Government stimulus – ensuring that you have maximised the value of the stimulus you have received given the large amount of incorrect information out in the marketplace
  • Benchmarking – how do you compare to your peers and will you be prepared to go when the starters gun goes off for re-opening?
  • Systems review to highlight any inefficiencies or improvements in your finance area.
  • Structure review – do you have the right protection moving forward?

Click here to start the process on your complimentary business review consultation. Alternatively, if you would like to book an appointment directly into one of our Directors calendars, please click here.

HOSPITALITY SPECIFIC & COMPLIANCE TRAINING | UP TO $3,000 SAVINGS

With over 30 Years of experience in the training industry, AFS Group provides over 100 different courses from First Aid to Fire Safety, from Manual Handling to Customer Service. AFS are the preferred training partner for R&CA and we will go above and beyond for their members to keep them compliant.

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MAXIMISE THE 'WIN BACK' and save OVER $398

Exclusive to R&C members new to Now Book It - 

Receive 2 months free of charge with a complimentary tutorial on how to maximise the “WinBack” email post dining to increase return covers, reviews and gift card sales. 

Plus optional inclusion to Gift a restaurant

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RECEIVE A FREE iPAD | UP TO $799 in Savings

Sign up for SevenRooms and we'll give you an iPad to set you up for success! Connect with us here to find out more or sign up.

Sign up with Lightspeed | Up to $780 worth of savings

Lightspeed Insights for 6 months - Save $480

Lightspeed Insights organises your raw data into customised reports: reporting tool for 6 months. You will also have access to an advanced level of our powerful reporting tool, Lightspeed Insights (Share plan), at no cost for 6 months (usually $80/mth). 

POS menu set-up & 24/7support - Save $300

While Lightspeed is really easy for you, your staff and customers to use, we want to set you upand get you started from Day 1 - Get in touch to find out more

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ONLINE FOOD DELIVERY | Up to $400 IN SAVINGS

Matching your ad spend: If an R&CA member runs an ad promotion between 01-31 August, Uber Eats will match their spend. Once they've signed they will get a confirmation email from us. The credits will be sent in the first week of September.

Waiving of Activation Fees: Any existing R&CA members that join Uber Eats will receive awaived activation fee between now 31st December 2021.

The benefit form Any existing members can use this form to apply for the credits and to sign up to Uber Eats.

Printed Menus & Access Free Training | $600 IN SAVINGS

List 3 Cocktails on your menu and receive 20 Printed Cocktail Menus and Gain Access to Campari Academy for Cocktail Training.

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TOTAL POTENTIAL BENEFIT: $39,978.80*

*Total savings and benefits values have been calculated based upon actual saving (where possible), and where not possible, have been calculated based upon anticipated annual savings for any special offers and industry values for services where applicable.