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Winners of the 2020 QSR Media Sandhurst Awards announced

Hundreds of executives in and out of the country also joined the whole-day virtual conference.

Top-tier brands were lauded and recognised for their innovation, creativity, execution, and overall impact in the past twelve months at the QSR Media Sandhurst Fine Foods Conference and Awards: A Virtual Event.

The winners of the 2020 QSR Media Sandhurst Fine Foods Awards are:

BEST DIGITAL INITIATIVE
Baskin-Robbins (Palm Oasis Ventures Pty Ltd) – Stranger Things Campaign

BEST BRAND TRANSFORMATION
Chicken Treat

BEST INNOVATION – HEALTH
Nando’s

BEST MARKETING CAMPAIGN
KFC - Michelin Impossible

BEST NEW CONCEPT
Burgers With Bite

BEST SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE
Nando’s

BEST CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY INITIATIVE
KFC Youth Foundation

RISING STAR
Brittany Garbutt | Founder, Pretzel Australia

BEST INNOVATION – FOOD & BEVERAGE
Soul Burger

BEST LOYALTY PROGRAMME
Nando’s - PERi-Perks

BEST CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE
KFC

SQUAD OF THE YEAR
Hungry Jack’s

SPECIAL RECOGNITION
The Bansal Group (operator of Cinnabon)

PUBLISHER'S CHOICE
Bubba Pizza

2020 MULTI-SITE RESTAURANT OF THE YEAR
Guzman y Gomez

With hundreds of leaders from local and international restaurant brands in attendance, the virtual conference featured 40-plus speakers and panelists who discussed the latest issues, research and opportunities as the industry continues to grapple with the impact of COVID-19.

Speakers and panelists included Craveable Brands CEO Karen Bozic, Subway Australia & New Zealand Country Director Chris Churchmichael, Hungry Jack’s CEO Chris Green, Guzman y Gomez founder and global CEO Steven Marks and Chatime Australia CEO Carlos Antonius.

“Despite current circumstances, we were determined to ensure that industry comes together at this critical moment to discuss and explore ways on traversing this new normal. We are proud to have gathered the best lineup of speakers and panelists during this time,” QSR Media editor Justine Charlton said.

“This is perhaps the most important edition of the Conference & Awards for everyone who has a stake in the multi-site restaurant industry. We are proud to be this event’s headline partner for the second year in a row and are excited to see how this event will progress the sector’s road to recovery,” Sandhurst Fine Foods CEO Mimmo Lubrano added.

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