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QSR Media 2023 awards winners.

QSR Media and Red Bull present 18 awards for outstanding QSRs

The awards programme was held in conjunction with the QSR Media Conference.

Eighteen awards have been given to outstanding quick-service restaurant brands and individuals for their efforts in various areas including leadership initiatives, marketing, menu innovation, technology, and employee engagement.

The awards programme was held during the QSR Media Conference & Awards, by Red Bull. QSR Media editor Justine Charlton together with Brett Gruzas, Head of Key Accounts at Red Bull, presented the awards during the event to the top brands in the industry.

The annual event brought together industry experts and distinguished professionals for a day of networking and information sharing and celebrated excellence and innovation in the quick-service restaurant sector.     

This year’s winners of the QSR Media Awards are:

Best Digital Initiative

Best Brand Transformation
El Jannah

Best Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative
Bakers Delight 

Best Marketing Campaign (Small to Medium Restaurant Chain)
Burger Urge

Best Marketing Campaign (Large Restaurant Chain)
Chatime Australia 

Best New Concept 

Rising Star
Tara Khoury,  El Jannah 

Best Innovation – Food and Beverage
San Churro

Best Menu Innovation - Limited Time Offer
Red Rooster 

Best Brand Collaboration
Grill'd Healthy Burgers

Best Customer Experience
Krispy Kreme Australia and New Zealand

Best Restaurant Renovation
Sushi Sushi

Best Delivery Initiative
Piccolo Me

Best Employee Recognition Programme
Krispy Kreme Australia and New Zealand

Diversity and Inclusion Champion
Craveable Brands

Squad of the Year
Red Rooster Marketing

Special Recognition Award
Ashley Hughes, Red Rooster

2023 Multi-Site Restaurant of the Year
Grill'd Healthy Burgers

Justine Charlton, editor of QSR Media said: "Congratulations to the exceptional winners of the QSR Media Awards 2023! These visionary brands and individuals have showcased excellence in innovation, social responsibility, marketing, and more, setting the gold standard for the quick-service restaurant industry. Your achievements are not only celebrated but inspire us all to reach new heights in the world of QSR."

Brett Gruzas, Head of Key Accounts at Red Bull said: "Red Bull extends its heartfelt congratulations to all the esteemed winners of the QSR Media Awards 2023. Your outstanding achievements in the quick-service restaurant industry mirror the relentless dedication, innovation, and unwavering commitment to excellence that Red Bull stands for. We are honoured to be a part of this celebration and salute your exceptional contributions to the QSR industry. Here's to the champions who energize and inspire us all!"

The QSR Media Conference & Awards brings together the most influential voices in the QSR industry to discuss the biggest issues faced by the fast-food restaurant market. The conference also celebrates the top brands in the industry through the QSR Media Awards.

Over 500 QSR brand leaders and industry professionals attend the conference.

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