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Welcome to A+

About Us

A+ is a collaboration between urban innovation company Right Angle (Rooftop Cinema, Golden Age Cinema & Bar, Lorne Theatre) and the Asahi Ventures & Innovation teams, that brings together Australia’s leading hospitality veterans, consultants, data analysts and journalists to help grow the industry.

Think of us as a business partner. We support food and beverage owners, operators and workers to understand and navigate the issues that matter to the industry. Our online magazine has been doing that since 2021 by providing long-form journalism that has reached thousands worldwide.

As a subscription-based consultancy service, A+ provides tailored, bespoke content full of actionable outcomes for you and your venues, as well as in-person support to guide you through business growth or change. We have partnered with the best in the business so the right person is always at your fingertips. A+ members receive exclusive access to our flagship annual trend report, premium editorial content, data-driven venue insights analysis, as well as mentorship from our team.

What you get

Venue Insights Analysis Reports

Data-driven venue and neighbourhood reports to help you make decisions confidently.

Trend Forecasting

Our trend forecasts are underpinned by the findings from our annual A+ Consumer Survey, as well as expert evidence from industry leaders.

Premium Editorial Content

Articles with actions, and case studies of those who came before you.

Industry Events

We foster a growing community of like-minded hospitality owners, operators and workers.


Access to a dedicated A+ team of industry experts providing leading hospitality services, all in one place.

Read more about our origins and what you can expect from A+ in the future here.


The A+ Editorial and Advisory teams are united in the pursuit of creating a dedicated voice for hospitality. Our masthead brings together global publishing experience with that of owning, operating and reporting on food and beverage businesses.

Besha Rodell, Editor in Chief

Chris Barton, Chief Creative Officer

Sam Davison, Creative Director

Joanna Zawadzka, Art Director

Patrick Boyle, Editor

Lachlan Siu, Digital Designer

Nick Jumara, Advisory Lead

Cameron Askin, Web Developer


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