Who will win? Nominate a RFMA member for an RFMy award at RFMA 2015
The RFMy Awards will be presented Tuesday, Feb. 3, at the closing General Session & Awards ceremony at RFMA 2015. There are seven RFMy award categories, each designed to recognize a different area of achievement that is critical to the profession. If you would like to nominate a RFMA member for an RFMy award, please complete our online nomination form. Nominations must be submitted by Thursday, Dec. 11. Click here to nominate someone now!
Get involved! Join a RFMA Committee in 2015
Would you like to take a more active role in your association? Join a RFMA Committee in 2015!
● Conference Curriculum Committee
● Online Learning Committee
● Communication & Publications Committee
● RFMA Resources Committee
● Member Engagement Committee
All our committees will meet face to face on Saturday, Jan. 31, before our annual conference in San Diego. This is a great chance to get to know other RFMA members, so if you plan to join a committee, make plans to attend. Learn more about our RFMA committees and join now here!
RFMA 2015 Session Preview: The Internet of Things – How will it impact Restaurant Facilities Management?
Join Jerry Dolinsky at his session "The Internet of Things – How will it impact Restaurant Facilities Management?" Tuesday, Feb. 3, at RFMA 2015. Dolinksy has over 25 years of software industry experience. Prior to joining Verisae, he served as Retek's Executive Vice President of Worldwide Field Operations. During his tenure with Retek, Dolinsky played key roles in helping the annual sales grow from under $10 million to nearly $200 million. The sales growth led to a successful IPO and ultimately the sale of Retek to Oracle Corporation in 2005 for almost $700 million. Most recently, Dolinsky served as an investor and executive for New York-based startup Knoa Software, which provides solutions in End User Performance Management.
RFMA Restaurant members are invited to register now to take advantage of our $250 member rate! Click here to register!
Are you a current RFMA member or want to become one? Contact Ryan Nordling at 972-805-0905, ext. 5, or firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about your RFMA membership.
Facilitator: A universal approach to compliance
Adhering to a common standard in kitchen exhaust system cleaning has long been a challenge for both food service operators and cleaning contractors. While industrial standards exist, there has been minimal adoption and poor understanding of the standards, which has led to an absence of universal application.
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Did you know that most of your gaskets just snap into the door? Changing them is easy. So why are you paying someone else for their time, travel, and (hopefully!) insurance to do what you can do? Could it be that your concern is getting the right gasket, the high price of ordering from the manufacturer, or just the unknown?
FDA finalizes menu labeling for restaurants, vending machines
Food Safety News
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized its two rules requiring that calorie information be listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, similar retail food establishments and vending machines with 20 or more locations.
3 emerging trends worth watching
A scan of the restaurant industry as it mobilizes for the busy holiday season reveals three ripples that could surge into full-fledged trends.
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Ctuit Software updates its mobile app
Ctuit Software, one of the leaders in restaurant management software, announced that they are releasing the latest update to Ctuit's mobile app, On The Fly version 1.4. This update includes new and improved features that give mobile users the ability to view and build employee schedules and advanced ability to take inventory "on the fly."
Top 5 reasons facility managers still aren't using the right software
Imagine a work place where space is utilized to its optimal potential, helping management know exactly where everyone is at each moment, and one where people movement is easily regulated. Picture a work environment where tangible, valuable assets are easily managed, and a place where employees have a specialized Service Request tool that allows them to quickly submit work order requests.
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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EPA promotes strategies to prevent food waste
With the holidays fast approaching, the EPA is turning their focus to food waste with their Food Recovery Challenge. As part of the Sustainable Materials Management Program, the challenge encourages participants to save money, help communities and protect the environment by purchasing less, donating extra food and composting.
Bad winter forecast calls for safer, more efficient snow removal options
BPT via The Oklahoman
The weather outside is going to be frightful with projected colder-than-average temperatures and heavy snowfall again this winter season. That's the bad news. The good news is that, thanks to newer technologies and product designs, you might not need to be outside in the cold shoveling or blowing all that snow.
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When 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.
What the aging workforce means for facility management
There is a trend in the facility management industry of waves of aging buildings and old infrastructure that, if left unchecked, can lead to a number of costly and time-consuming maintenance issues. But the buildings and assets aren't the only things that are getting older.
How Dig Inn wants to make organic food available, affordable
Crafting a delicious menu has been a top priority for many lately, but for Adam Eskin, Founder and CEO of Dig Inn Seasonal Market in New York, creating the perfect menu is his passion. Eskin believes his line of Dig Inn restaurants is one way to fix what has been missing on the lunch table.
Boston Market plans international expansion next year
Boston Market Corp., known for a quintessential American menu, is planning its first international expansion next year. The chain plans to open as many as 50 stores in the Middle East in the next five years, CEO George Michel said.