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The Dish, November 4, 2015

Posted By Heather Webb, RFMA, Wednesday, November 4, 2015

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It’s Election Time: Vote for Your 2016 RFMA Directors at Large Now

The nominating committee selected the most qualified candidates from among the active restaurant memberswho were submitted for recommendation by other RFMA members. Please be sure to read all the nominee's comments before making your decision and casting your vote for the Director-at-Large candidates.

Only one ballot will be acceptedand only RFMA members will be eligible to vote, You must be logged in with your username and password to vote.Yourballot must be submitted no later thanFriday, November 13thto be accepted.
Click here
to vote now!

Two RFMA Events Next Week

Peer to Partner Best Practices Call
When: Thursday, November 12thfrom 12noon-1pm CDST
Topic: Grease Traps: Best Practices & Troubleshooting

Member Meet-Up 2015: Louisville
When: Thursday, November 12thfrom 4:00-6:00pm
Where: Sidebar at Whiskey Row in Louisville, KY

Click hereto register for one of both of these events now!

RFMA Gives 5K at RFMA 2016

Join us at RFMA 2016 as we support RFMA Gives at our First Annual 5K Fun Run/Walk. Your complete registration fee of $40 will be donated to our next RFMA Gives project. Each registration includes a race t-shirt and race number.
Click hereto register now!

Haven’t registered yet for RFMA 2016?

RFMA Restaurant Members, make sure to take advantage of our $100 Early Bird Registration Rate by December 15th! Click here to register now!

Need help renewing your RFMA membership or registering for RFMA 2016? Contact Ryan Nordling at or at 972-805-0905.


Opinion: How restaurants can prepare for rising wages

Posted by: Nation's Restaurant News | 8 day(s) ago

Avoid simply increasing menu prices. As costs continue to rise, in part driven by minimum wage increases around the country, restaurant owners are wrestling with how to cover higher costs without driving away customers. A number of cities around the country, like Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle, have adopted higher minimum wage...


Pick a restaurant with these apps

Posted by: WPMI NBC Local 15 | 8 day(s) ago

From a first date to celebrating a silver wedding anniversary and every reason between, finding the right restaurant at the right time can be a big, stressful job. Here are great apps designed to eliminate that pressure. Opentable is connected with more ...


What you missed at the Restaurant Innovation Summit

Posted by: National Restaurant Association | 6 day(s) ago

How can cognitive computing, computer-generated recipes and mobile payment help restaurants? Check the highlights from our Restaurant Innovation Summit. Tech trends for restaurants. Two trends restaurants should pay attention to now: cognitive computing (the simulation of human thought processes in a computerized model) and technology that can...

Restaurant technologies awarded vendor of the year by KFC

Posted by: Restaurant Technologies, Inc. | 7 day(s) ago

Upper Midwest KFC Franchisee Association recognizes Restaurant Technologies for long-term support and service.

Upper Midwest KFC Franchisee Association recognizes Restaurant Technologies for long-term support and service. The Upper Midwest Kentucky Fried Chicken (“KFC”) Franchisee Association presented Restaurant Technologies with...


Dickey's Barbecue addresses WHO red meat study

Posted by: Fast Casual | 6 day(s) ago

After the World Health Organization announced the possible carcinogenicity of processed and red meats, Dickey's Barbecue Restaurants is addressing these concerns, according to a company press release. The International Agency for Research on Cancer, the WHO's cancer research agency, has researched the issue since 2014. Its findings indicate the...


5 reasons to love menu labeling

Posted by: Pizza Marketplace | 8 day(s) ago

While it's easy for restaurant operators and their franchisees to intuitively look for reasons to fear menu labeling, there are actually many positive attributes to the legislative requirements, and the long-term results can be a good thing. Menu labeling from a franchisor perspective is not all bad nor should the mandates be victim of all the...


5 things to consider when outsourcing grocery store accounting

Posted by: Quatrro FPO Solutions | 6 day(s) ago

Grocery store accounting requires a lot management, noting down every single transaction and keeping a track of every record to match the books, which at times can need assistance from a professional. There are various benefits of hiring an outsourced company to handle your accounting aspects, which also let you focus more upon your...


Senate bill would revise menu labeling for supermarkets

Posted by: Anchor Packaging Inc. | 7 day(s) ago

A bill introduced in the Senate Thursday calls for changes to menu labeling rules to give supermarkets more flexibility.According to FMI, the Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act, introduced by Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., and Angus King, I-Maine, would:Define “standard menu items” that require labeling as those prepared routinely at 20 or more...


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