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FULL LIST: Winners of the QSR Media Op Central Awards 2022

Australia’s best of the best QSR chains were lauded for their creativity, agility and overall performance.

14 brands were lauded for their innovation and exemplary performance over the past 12 months during the QSR Media Op Central Awards held in Sydney last October 11.

Winners of their respective categories are as follows:

Editor’s Choice Award - Red Rooster
Best Digital Initiative - Baskin-Robbins - Ghostbusters-themed mobile AR game
Best Brand Transformation - Ferguson Plarre’s Bakehouse
Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative - Nando’s 
Best Marketing Campaign - KFC Australia for KFC Degustation
Best New Concept - Cambodia’s Kitchen 
Rising Star - Brittany Garbutt, Pretzel Australia
Best Innovation – Food and Beverage - Chatime Group for DIY bubble tea kits
Best Innovation – Health - Fishbowl for Fit with Fishbowl
Best Sustainability Initiative - Nando’s 
Best Customer Experience - Milky Lane 
Best COVID Initiative - Oporto Franchising Pty Ltd 
Best Wellbeing Initiative - KFC Australia for KFC Managing Distress Programme 
Special Recognition Award - Burgertory 
Squad of the Year - Soul Origin
2022 Multi-Site Restaurant of the Year - El Jannah 

Moreover, Jack Cowin, Chairman and Managing Director of Competitive Foods Australia, was inducted as the 2022 QSR Media Hall of Fame awardee.

Justine Charlton, editor for QSR Media, commented: “Congratulations to all of our winners during the QSR Media Op Central Awards! The level of excellence they displayed in the past months amidst a series of unwelcome challenges is an unwavering testament to the resiliency and importance of the multi-site restaurant industry. We look forward to how the sector will continue to thrive and are excited to see what’s next.”

Josh Cairns, Op Central CEO, added: “Well done to all brands who took the challenges these past years as an opportunity to be creative, agile and to think ahead. Our thanks to QSR Media for assembling this event to provide an accurate snapshot of what’s defining the multi-site restaurant industry and what’s next.”

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