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Member Meet-Up in May! Join us at Pinstack Bowl in Plano, Texas
RFMA
If you can spare a couple of hours on May 12, come strike up a conversation with your peers in the restaurant facilities industry. It's sure to be a ball!

Date: Tuesday, May 12
Time: 4-6 p.m. CDT
Location: Pinstack Bowl in Plano, TX
Registration: $20; includes bowling, shoe rentals, drinks and appetizers.

Click here to register now. We hope to see you in Texas!

Special hotel rate available at the Cambria Suites
Need a room? We have a special rate for the Cambria Suites in Plano, Texas, in conjunction with the Member Meet-Up Event. Click here to reserve a room now! Please contact Ryan Nordling at 972-805-0905 or ryan@rfmaonline.com if you have any questions.

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And the Winner is...
RFMA
Congratulations to James Markwood with Panda Restaurant Group who won the YETI cooler from our Membership Survey Drawing. We hope you enjoy the cooler all summer long!

Thank you to everyone who completed our Membership survey. We appreciate your feedback and look forward to implementing your suggestions in 2015!

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Member Pro Files: Rick McMasters, Integra Service Group
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Would you like to nominate a RFMA member to be spotlighted in our Member PROfile series? Contact Ryan Nordling at ryan@rfmaonline.com.

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Facilitator: To paint or not to paint?
Paul Taylor and Angela Hughes
Maintaining the exterior paint of restaurants is an integral part of preserving the image of the overall brand. But the recession has placed a great deal of strain on many restaurant facility department budgets. With these bigger challenges come opportunities to think differently and change the standard approach to painting.
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INSIDE THE INDUSTRY


The fastest-growing chain restaurants you've never heard of
The Epoch Times
Technomic's new report on the country's top 500 chain restaurants shows fast-casual is dominating the food scene: 4 of the top 5 fastest-growing chains come from the category. Although few consumers have yet heard of the chains, their triple-digit growth promises that won't be the case for long.
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Have restaurants reached a 'tipping' point with minimum wage?
Suzanne Mason
With minimum wage increasing across the country, restaurants are steadily looking at their business models to see how they can meet the requirements from state governments while keeping their business intact.
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4 lessons in communication for FMs
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As any facility manager will attest, ensuring the built environment meets the needs of the people using the space as well as the overarching needs of the organization is a huge challenge. How does an FM know that all stakeholders are getting what they want while ensuring the facilities team members have what they need to do their job? Communication.
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Why Choose Heritage Parts?
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With same-day shipping, extended Saturday hours and dedicated parts specialists, Heritage Parts is the industry’s leading distributor of foodservice replacement parts. When you choose Heritage, you’re choosing the parts experts.
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Starbucks glitch reveals how modern cash registers can fail
The Associated Press via Inc.
A glitch that disabled registers at thousands of Starbucks stores recently was a reminder of the invisible systems restaurants rely on to run increasingly sophisticated operations.
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5 tips for an occupant-friendly facility
Buildings
Everyone knows the condition of your restrooms speak volumes about your facility, but you might not be aware of how crucial this single area can be for maintaining occupant morale.
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What's ahead in 2015 for HVAC systems and maintenance
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As we look to the rest of 2015, there are a few trends you'll see in maintenance tools that will impact the overall operations of the facility.
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Is it ethical to air the staff's salaries?
Restaurant Business
Open-book management is the idea, popularized by business writer and consultant John Case, that giving employees and other key stakeholders full access to a company's financials makes them partners in the organization with a better understanding of overall goals and how their contributions — positive or negative — affect the total enterprise. While the idea is not common in restaurants, restaurants are increasingly opening their books to employees.
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5 image flaws that can hurt your business
John Rudy
Although parents often teach their children not to judge a book by its cover, the reality is that most consumers do. Harvard Business School social psychologist Amy Cuddy found that when people develop first impressions, they are primarily evaluating the trustworthiness and confidence of an individual. By avoiding the following image flaws, you can help customers feel more secure and confident about doing business with you.
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