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The Dish, December 2, 2015

Posted By Heather Webb, RFMA, Wednesday, December 16, 2015


RFMA 2016 Session Preview: Planned Maintenance Program- Unlocking Capital

Join John Getha, Director of Facilities North America at The Wendy’s Company for his session at RFMA 2016. This presentation will review 4 key focus areas in developing a robust planned maintenance program with goal of reducing reactive maintenance thus reducing and making more predictable repair and maintenance cost.
Click here to view other RFMA 2016 education sessions.

The Early Bird….gets the Discount!

RFMA restaurant members make sure to take advantage of our$100 early bird registration rate by December 31stto join us at RFMA 2016 in Nashville,March 13-15.Click here to register now!

Tell Your Story at RFMA 2016 introducing RFMA's Riff Talks (Our version of a TED Talk)

This session will take placeTuesday, March 15, 2016, 4:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Each talk will be 8 minutes giving us a total of eight different "Riff Talks" to present. In order to be considered you must send a link to your 8-minute YouTube video for the RFMA Conference Curriculum Committee to make their selections. The topic can be anything in the restaurant facility management industry or something else that you're passionate about that would be of interest to our attendees.

For more details about Riff Talks at RFMA 2016, please click here.

*You must submit your video link byDecember 15, 2015to be considered!

Has your RFMA membership expired? Renew Now for 2016

Many RFMA Memberships are expiring during these next six weeks and we want to make sure you continue to see your RFMA benefits. Log ontorfmaonline.comand login with your username and password to renew your membership for 2016.

Need help renewing your RFMA membership or registering for RFMA 2016?Contact Ryan Nordling atryan@rfmaonline.comor at972-805-0905.


5 Things You Need to Know About Hood Cleaning

Posted by: Pye Barker Fire & Safety, Inc. | 9 day(s) ago

If you own a restaurant, you probably have a restaurant hood system. Like any piece of regularly used equipment, your hood need to be cleaned. Often delayed due to other pressing business concerns, hood cleaning should be considered preventive maintenance and one of your top priorities. But what else do you need to know about hood cleaning? Hood...


Is Bigger Better? Footprint Vs. Sales

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

Does leasing a larger commercial space lead to increased business? Not necessarily. In fact, restaurant tenants often find that a larger commercial space results in a bigger problem than not profiting. They often aren't making any money because their rent is too high or the restaurateur has simply leased too many square feet. One client was...


Top 3 Green Cleaning Myths

Posted by: Facility Dude | 7 day(s) ago

More than just a trend, improving facility efficiency through sustainable building maintenance and the use of energy-tracking systems is widely recognized as a wise business decision. The idea of green cleaning goes hand-in-hand with these cost and environmental conscience moves. Green cleaning has become an integral part of maintenance...

Live Webinar to Teach Operators How to Master Location-Based Marketing

Posted by: Fast Casual | 8 day(s) ago

As consumer usage continues to shift to mobile, location-based advertising is becoming one of the fastest growing strategies for restaurants when it comes to digital advertising. Using real-time location data connects real-world behavior — like tracking restaurants consumers visit and how frequently they go — to provide a better understanding of...


Why Young People Need Programs Like ProStart

Posted by: National Restaurant Association | 8 day(s) ago

Wendi Safstrom, vice president of educational programs for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, explains how ProStart prepares young people to become industry leaders. Q. What is ProStart? A. The two-year program for high school students is based on a curriculum called “Foundations of Restaurant Management and...


The Best Colour Combinations for a Sign

Posted by: Atlas Sign & Awning Company | 9 day(s) ago

Visibility is the most important element in outdoor signage. Signage and other graphics meant to be easily seen and understood at a distance should use a simple, contrasting color scheme that stands out clearly. Below are some examples of the most visible color combinations for a sign. The best color combinations for signage. An easy way to...


Chicken Salad Chick Co-Founder Kevin Brown Passes Away

Posted by: Restaurant Magazine | 7 day(s) ago

Chicken Salad Chick founders Kevin Brown and Stacy Melton Brown. Services to be held Sunday, Nov. 29 at Auburn United Methodist Church Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today that Kevin Brown, who co-founded Chicken Salad Chick with Stacy Melton Brown, passed away on...


Education Key to Continued EMV Growth

Posted by: FSR | 9 day(s) ago

EMV technology helps prevent fraud by creating a one-time code for each transaction when the card is inserted that can't be used again. If it felt like the October 1 EMV deadline came and went without any real sense of finality, chances are the terminology was a little misplaced. A study from the Ingenico Group, a global leader in payment...



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