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The Dish, December 9, 2015

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

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RFMA News

Announcing Our Newest CRFP, Curtis Dukes

Congratulations to Curtis Dukes, CRFP with Pilot Travel Centers, LLC. Curtis joins this elite group of facility professionals and will be recognized at RFMA 2016.

You too could become a CRFP- the Online CRFP Exam Prep Course is help you!

The online prep course was designed by RFMA Member experts to help all RFMA members be the best restaurant facility professionals they can be. It's comprehensive. It's self-paced. And it's FREE for every RFMA member. So whether you're ready to brush up or expand your facility knowledge or go to the next level and take the exam for your CRFP credential — the choice is yours, and this one-of-a-kind course is for you!

Click here to learn more about the CRFP Exam Prep Course.

RFMA 2016 Session Preview: What Do You Mean It’s Not Covered? How to Avoid Being Burned By A Roofing Warranty

Join Anthony Vross, Co-Owner of Simon Roofing and Sheet Metal Corp at his session at RFMA 2016. In the session you will learn the most common misconceptions about roofing warranties; how to evaluate, understand and maintain a warranty; and what to be mindful of when purchasing a warranty.

Click here to view all of the education sessions being offered at RFMA 2016.

The Early Bird….gets the Discount!

RFMA restaurant members make sure to take advantage of our $100 early bird registration rate byDecember 31stto join us at RFMA 2016 in Nashville,March 13-15.

Click here to register now!

Last week to submit! 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 areexpiring onDecember 31stand 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 at ryan@rfmaonline.comor at 972-805-0905.

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