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  • P.O. Box 121 Surry Hills NSW 2010 Australia
  • 1300722878

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 available to restaurant, café and caterers.


  • R&CA makes sure business’ remains compliant.
  • R&CA provides up-to-date information on changes to Modern Awards. R&CA’s Workplace Relations Advisory Service provides expert advice on your obligations as outlined by the Fair Work Commission.
  • For more information on the areas we provide advice on click here.



  • R&CA represents your interests to government on a local, state and federal level.
  • R&CA reduces administrative red tape and compliance costs on your business by lobbying government on a range of issues including tax, immigration, and industrial relations.
  • For more information on our advocacy agenda and our successes click here.



  • Provide free-of-charge initial advice on the visa application process including government requirements, timing, and documentation;
  • Help prepare and lodge business sponsorships, nominations and all visa applications; and
  • Liaise with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) on your behalf regarding your application until a final decision is made.



  • R&CA negotiates discounts with key industry suppliers to save you money.
  • R&CA has negotiated exclusive member discounts including:
    • Reduced merchant rates with Commonwealth Bank of Australia and a range of terminal options to offer your business flexibility;
    • Free superannuation advice provided by Hostplus;
    • Savings on business insurance and electricity through key industry partners;
    • Advice and assistance with workers’ compensation;
    • Preferential rates and exclusive benefits from a range of industry suppliers; and
    • Free consumer promotion and listings on our consumer restaurant guide, Savour Australia™.



  • R&CA ensures you and your staff have the right skills to deliver exceptional service.
  • R&CA is a Registered Training Organisation (Provider Number 6868) that delivers nationally recognised training including:
    • Regulated courses;
    • Certificates and Apprenticeships; and
    • Professional Development
  • For more information on our training courses, click here.



  • R&CA recognises and celebrates excellence in the industry.
  • The Savour Australia™ Hostplus Awards for Excellence is a nationally recognised, independently judged awards program that recognises exceptional service and culinary talent across Australia. It provides publicity for your business, a chance to network with key suppliers, and acknowledges the achievements of your staff.
  • To find out more about the Awards for Excellence, click here.



  • R&CA supports the continual growth and improvement of your business.
  • R&CA offers a range of accreditation programs aimed at improving the quality and standards of service within the industry.
  • For more information on the range and types of programs offered by the association, click here.