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


The Restaurant & Catering Buying Group (RCBG) is designed to support your bottom line & ensure you are not paying too much for key products. The Restaurant & Catering Association (R&CA) know restaurants, cafes and caterers spend tens, if not hundreds of thousands of dollars on products, services and equipment each year. Based on this knowledge R&CA have launched the RCBG to help produce the savings our members need!

The RCBG is a members-only sales referral network designed to assist members’ research, select and transact with a broad range of key foodservice industry suppliers. RCBG is a free service provided as a general benefit to any R&CA financial member.

WHAT PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE AVALIABLE?

Members have access to a range of different products & services through the RCBG.
Each quarter NEW savings and suppliers from key categories are added, in an effort to cover key aspects of running a restaurant, cafe or catering business.
If you are a member of R&CA you can log in, to the members’ only area of our website to review the full list of suppliers and savings available.

Product Categories include:

  • Electricty
  • Banking
  • Venue Equipment; fire safety and canopies
  • Online and Social Media Marketing Services
  • Food Products – poultry, fresh and frozen goods
  • Beverages – wine and water
  • Music Subscriptions

HOW DOES THE RCBG WORK?

The RCBG is designed to work as simply as possible:

  • You need to be a financial member of R&CA
  • You can check out any NEW deals and savings by reading R&CA’s regular EDMs (electronic direct mail) newsletters.
  • Access the FULL supplier’s list and savings through the members’ only area of our website.
  • Contact the suppliers directly to make purchases and simply quote your R&CA member number.
  • Suppliers record purchasing trends and report them back to R&CA quarterly to ensure the program is running effectively.
  • Suppliers distribute goods and/or services directly.

The R&CA team continuously reviews the market to find new suppliers and negotiate deals and savings on behalf of our members. As part of this, its important to note that R&CA may receive small commission payments on member sales. This helps R&CA manage the program to maximum effect.

HOW TO GET INVOLVED?

If you are an R&CA member you can find our more information by:

If you are not a member of R&CA but are interested or wish to join:

If you are a supplier, find out more information by:

  • Contacting – Sponsorship & Foundation Manager, Jo Dettmann or Membership & Products Coordinator, Nicole Kelly on 1300 722 878 or membership@restaurantcater.asn.au
  • Reviewing this brochure, complete the application forms and then returning them by email, fax or post.

Supplier RCBG Brochure

Supplier RCBG Application Form