Posted By Heather Webb, RFMA,
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
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Member Meet-Up in Dallas in 2 weeks; have you
us in the new RFMA office space to kick off our first RFMA regional event
of 2014 and Terry Byerly with Pizza Hut's new column series, "Wet
Your APPetite" in our Facilitator magazine. Come socialize
with your RFMA peers and learn how to prepare some delicious appetizers
while also learning about the newest app technology to make the most of
your social events. Remember to bring your favorite app to the party, as
well as a fully-charged mobile device!
When: Thursday, June 26, 5-7 p.m.
Where: The New RFMA Office | 5600 Tennyson Parkway Suite 265 |
Plano, Texas 75024
Registration: $15 per person*
here to register for this event now!
*You must register online in advance of
the event and be a current RFMA member to attend.
RFMA Gives 2015 Update
is very excited to announce the ECTLC (East County Transitional Living
Center) will be our RFMA Gives 2015 recipient. Click
here to visit the RFMA Gives page and see the list of needs for the
RFMA Gives 2015 project. If you would like to volunteer or donate to this
year's project, contact Jeff Dover at (972) 805-0905 or email@example.com.
you an Emerging Professional?
you new to the facility management industry? Or are you a seasoned
veteran looking to mentor an up-and-coming facilities professional?
RFMA's Emerging Professionals group offers all types of continuing
education and networking opportunities for our RFMA members looking to
learn more about our industry. Our first Emerging Professionals' event
will be an introduction conference call scheduled for Monday, June 23, at
10:30 a.m. We will highlight important resources available to members on
RFMA's website, and Jeff Dover, RFMA's Facilities Resource Manager, will
discuss the new online learning modules and benefits of earning your
Ryan Nordling if you have any questions or would like to register for
the conference call.
Want to stay updated on all of the
Emerging Professionals news and events? Make sure to join our
Emerging Professionals InSite group! Click
here to join.
Facilitator: Keith Moore,
Vendor of the Year
in the Texas-sized Grapevine Ballroom at the Gaylord Texan Resort, Keith
Moore, presidnet of U.S. Exterior Maintenance & Repair, was enjoying
the RFMy awards presentation. As the last RFMy award was handed out, he
figured it was just fun to have been nominated. Then the Water Coolers, a
singing comedy act, appears onstage, performing a song about him.
Yum! Brands to launch new concept, Banh Shop, near
Brands, parent company to cutting-edge concepts such as Taco Bell, KFC,
Pizza Hut and newcomer Super Chix, will launch a new stealth Asian
concept, called Banh Shop, on SMU Boulevard in Dallas.
Eating clean: Today's top food trend takes a simpler
approach to nutrition
Brandpoint via Idaho State Journal
of today's top food trends focuses on efforts to eat clean, which means
selecting only foods that are made from simple, wholesome ingredients.
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If you have water that is being heated for cooking
or beverages then you have scale forming in that equipment. Scale
negatively impacts taste of foods and beverages in addition to the
maintenance nightmare caused in equipment.
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Will California's drought bring about $7 broccoli?
winter, for the third year in a row, the rains in California didn't come,
likely making this the driest 30-month stretch in the state's recorded
history. So what does the drought mean for your plate? Here are a few
points to keep in mind.
Restaurant risky business: Focus on kitchen exhaust
Restaurant Facility Business
need to maintain a certain level of cleanliness just to stay in business.
However, all too often there's one part of the restaurant — one of the
most important facets of the business — that gets overlooked: the kitchen
Deferred maintenance: Turning crisis into strategy
Facility Maintenance Decisions
and engineering managers know all too well that deferred maintenance
never went anywhere. Generally, a policy of continued deferred
maintenance results in higher costs, asset failure and, in some cases,
health and safety problems.
Getting back to business: Crisis planning for
Today's Facility Manager
families and homeowners, surviving a disaster like a flood can change
lives forever. For businesses and other types of organizations, disasters
are no less devastating, but with some intensive planning and
communications with customers, supply chains, vendors and other
significant groups, an organization can get back on its feet.
your business has multiple locations, coordinating all of them is a
massive job. You need one source to get everything functioning as a
unified whole and to keep it that way. Source One is that one source.
The new Endura XL models received a great response
at RFMA 2014. If you didn’t get a chance to see Endura XL, take a
moment to visit EnduraXL.com
& see why your business needs this upcoming addition.
Red Robin socializes digital transformation
The Wall Street Journal
Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. is accelerating menu changes by allowing its
25,000 employees to share customer feedback and suggest ideas through
social software, says Chris Laping, the casual dining chain's CIO.
Niceness is no excuse to avoid termination
Managers often wait too long
to terminate an employee either because the employee is too nice or the
manager feels like it would not be nice for them to do. Both of these are
terrible excuses that can actually cause more harm than good. If you are
in charge of the team, it is not only your responsibility to make sure
work gets done, but also to take action when it is not.
We provide pavement construction and maintenance at
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How to maximize your supply chain strategy
hard not to get discouraged when all-time-high costs are affecting nearly
every ingredient in the kitchen, from beef to cheese. But it's important
to have a strategy in place to navigate the unpredictable volatile nature
of the supply chain, to partner with an efficient distributor and to be
aware of potential issues down the road.
Don't underestimate the impact of the transition
away from HFCs
The phasedown of HFCs —
mandated in Europe by the F-gas regulation — will require a fundamental
change in culture for the cooling industry. It is the biggest change in a
generation for sure, but perhaps the biggest change the industry has ever
seen. And North America now is inexorably headed toward an HFC phasedown.
How business owners can avoid the new investment tax
The Wall Street Journal
owners can avoid paying a new 3.8 percent investment tax on their profits
by taking on an active role in running the enterprise. But they need to
document their workload and maintain that work level year after year,
Missed last week's issue? See which
articles your colleagues read most.
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