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.
Why not join the Association of the Year for 2020!
MERCHANT FEE DISCOUNT | $2,720
R&CA Members enjoy great discounts from CBA on their merchant fees. Speak to us to find out more information on rates.
TRANSACTION FEE DISCOUNT | $1,400
R&CA Members enjoy great discounts from CBA on their transaction fees. Speak to us to find out more information on rates.
INSURANCE AUDIT | UP TO $3,000 IN SAVINGS
As the endorsed broker of R&CA, Gallagher offers members a complimentary insurance audit of your business that could result in potential savings of $3,000.
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.
R&CA IR ADVICE LINE | $2,400
Our Member advice line is standing by to assist you with your industrial relations enquiries.
R&CA IMMIGRATION ADVICE | $1,500
Exclusive discounts on immigration advice is available to R&CA members.
R&CA Gold Licence | $410 SAVING
Members will be able to obtain a significant discount when obtaining the R&CA Gold Licence accreditation.
Reservation Book Discount | $50
Members will have access to discounted pricing on reservation books.
R&CA Legal Resources | $5,000
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.
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.
DEPUTY HR SOFTWARE | $645.20 IN SAVINGS
*Savings is calculated based on 15 Staff Members (Users) on the Premium Monthly plan ($5.50 + GST per user/month), which is the combined savings across the first 4 months + FREE onboarding/training ($500 value).
MALT SHOVEL BEER PROFITABILITY REVIEW | $200
Malt Shovel offers R&CA members a Beer Profitability Audit to assist with the financial success of your business.
Fine Food Australia | $150
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.
Pro Visual OH&S Posters | $250
R&CA members will receive discounted OH&S posters to assist with meeting compliance obligations and work place health and safety requirements.
Food Service Australia | $150
Food Service Australia is an annual Trade-Only event held in May each year.
R&CA members receive a free entry to the event as well as significantly
reduced rates for the annual National Restaurant Conference.
MAKE IT CHEAPER AUDIT | UP TO $5,000 IN SAVINGS
Make It Cheaper Energy Brokers, as partners of R&CA, offer complimentary energy audits to members which could result in potential savings of up to $5,000.
AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE | UP TO $705 IN SAVINGS
Members will have access to discounts for nominations and tickets for the Awards for Excellence.
EMPLOYEE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE | UP TO $3,500 IN SAVINGS
foundU is offering the first three (3) months free for all members of the Restaurant & Catering Association, Australia wide. This is a saving of $750 for smaller businesses (under 20 employees) and over $3,500 for larger businesses (100 employees).
MENULOG ONLINE FOOD DELIVERY | FROM $7,800 PER YEAR IN SAVINGS
New Menulog users are eligible for average savings from $7,800 per year in discounted rates (based on $5,000 delivery revenue per week).
BOPPLE ONLINE FOOD DELIVERY | UP TO $7,152.70 PER YEAR IN SAVINGS
R&CA members can save up to $7,152.70 per year in discounts using the Bopple app.
GUESTHQ RECORD KEEPING | $108.90 IN SAVINGS*
Savings calculation is based upon 6,000 check-ins per month for 12 months with the First 6,000 check-ins FREE then get the R&CA monthly rate of $5.99 + GST (which is 55% less than the standard GuestHQ monthly rate of $14.99 + GST).
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).
HAND SANITISER | $252 IN SAVINGS*
GET 70% OFF! St Ali Hand Sanitiser! *500ml: Pay only $9.00 (Save $21 per bottle & $252 per carton (12) OR 250ml: Pay only $4.50 - Save $11.50 per bottle or $138 per carton (12).
BARCATS STAFFING SEARCH/RECRUITMENT | UP TO $2000 IN SAVINGS
GET 20% OFF your first quarter on all subscriptions (3Cat, 6Cat, 9Cat and Custom Cats) up to the value of $2,000. Talk to us to find out more.
HYGIENE & SANITISATION | UP TO $1045 IN SAVINGS
R&CA members can receive discounts on new hygiene & sanitisation solutions from Stoddart.
FOOD SUPPLIERS | $212 IN SAVINGS* WITH 10% OFF INVOICE
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. *based on average of 10 orders in 30 days *for the first 35 days *45 days VIC ONLY
TOTAL POTENTIAL BENEFIT: $48,450.80*
*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.