Good food is one thing. Good business is something else.
Our mission is to be the bridge between good food and good business so that your restaurant or cafe can become great. We’re passionate about our vibrant industry, which is full of interesting, talented and entrepreneurial people…people just like you.
How we help you
We are the voice of the industry and have been since the 1970’s. Representing you on all issues from employment law, Covid-19 management to immigration.
We are like a silent business partner, here to support you at a moments notice. With our 24/7 helpline and online resource library, we have the answers you need.
With our network of partners and supports we help you make savings and increase you bottom line. From merchant fees, eftpos and energy to insurance and more.
With our gift card and voucher programme we are drive more customers to your doors. We also celebrate success with national hospitality awards.
Professional development helps hospitality businesses of all types and sizes to grow and keep skilled staff. Join us in live or on-demand workshops.
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Joining the Restaurant Association is the best business decision you will make.
As a small business owner, we have to prioritise a multitude of tasks every day in order our to satisfy our customers and to also run the actual business in a professional way.
We need to have a complete understanding of the regulatory environment prescribed by local and central government. Failing to do this can have a significant economic impact on our viability.
Membership of the Restaurant Association is vital in helping us deal with all of this by keeping us up to date with new developments in “best practice” and providing vital guidance and support in all areas when needed.”
Want to join us?
Navigating regulation and legislation for the hospitality industry is a minefield. We track the latest news and developments for our members.
From celebrating success to up-skiling and training, our events are designed to give your business a boost.
See all events
Job description templates
Trading hours and duty manager sign
Undesignated area alcohol supply statutory notice sign
Responsible host sign
Supervised area alcohol supply statutory notice sign
Restricted area alcohol supply statutory notice sign
Evidence of age sign
Trespass notice pad
Under 20 Employees - Manager/Salary Permanent Employment Agreement
Have a browse.
From wage pads to signage to sample contracts, we’ve curated a collection of products you need to run your business more efficiently. Members receive discounts on all of this stuff.