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The Dish, December 30, 2015

Posted By Heather Webb, RFMA, Wednesday, December 30, 2015

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RFMA News

Early Bird Registration Rate ends THIS Thursday for RFMA 2016!

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

Click here to register now!

Announcing Our Newest CRFP, Timothy VanAcker

Congratulations to Timothy VanAcker, CRFP with Wildflower Bread Company. Timothy 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 here to 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.

Join us in Scottsdale in January!

Our first Member Meet-Up of 2016 is in a few weeks and we hope you can join us in the new year at TopGolf Scottsdale!
When:January 21, 2016 from 4 to 6 pm
Where: TopGolf Scottsdale
Click here to register now!
*You must be a RFMA member to register and attend

Peer to Partner Call: Utilizing Apps for CMMS & EMS

Join us for our January Peer to Partner Best Practices call where Terry Byerly, CRFP with Pizza Hut will host a short discussion on how to utilize apps for CMMS & EMS.
When:January 22, 2016 from 12:00-12:30pm
Click here to register now!
*You must be a RFMA member to register and attend

TOP INDUSTRY NEWS

Saying No to Digital: Why Haven't All Restaurateurs Embraced New POS Systems?

Posted by: Pizza Marketplace | 5 day(s) ago

While technology has become a vital component of operations management at many restaurants, a new research study found that 63 percent of operators still don’t have a digital POS system in place, said Justin Guinn, Restaurant Market Researcher at Software Advice, which conducted the study by...


 

From the Editor: a Year of Growth

Posted by: Nation's Restaurant News | 9 day(s) ago

Sarah E. Lockyer. This year started with a relatively small limited-service restaurant company going public, garnering a valuation of more than $1 billion, and ended with an industry-rattling move from a full-service company ending the practice of tipping servers. And all of that was accomplished by...


Arby's Loads Cheese, Ranch, and Bacon on Curly Fries

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

Arby’s, the fast-crafted restaurant chain known for the meats, introduced a new twist to its famous Curly Fries. Arby’s new Loaded Curly Fries will be smothered in warm Cheddar cheese sauce, with chopped pepper bacon, shredded Cheddar cheese, diced tomato, and red onion, drizzled with Parmesan...


White Castle Keeps Leadership in the Family

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

White Castle. Bill Ingram has been at the helm of White Castle Systems Inc. for 35 years, and when he steps down as CEO at the end of the year he will leave a lengthy list of accomplishments. The quick-service burger chain more than tripled in size under Ingram’s leadership while maintaining a slow,...


 

Shake Shack's Got Seoul

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

Shake Shack will soon open in Seoul, South Korea, as a result of its partnership with SPC Group, a global food company based in South Korea. The SPC Group, based in Korea, which runs 43 companies, 30 brands and over 6,000 stores worldwide, will open the first of 25 Shake Shacks in 2016, according to...


 

South of the Border

Posted by: QSR Magazine | 5 day(s) ago

Three levers limited-service chains can pull to capitalize on consumers’ love for Latin flavors. thinkstock We begin this month with a dispatch from the Census Bureau, which reports that the U.S. Hispanic population is projected to more than double in the next four-and-a-half decades—from 55 million...


 

Kotipizza Group Subsidiary to Continue Distribution Services to Subwway in Finland

Posted by: Pizza Marketplace | 7 day(s) ago

Helsinki Foodstock Oy (Helsinki Foodstock), a sourcing and logistics operator owned by Kotipizza Group Oyj (Kotipizza Group), announced it has signed an agreement with EIPC Limited, a non-profit organization owned by Subway franchisees in Europe, confirming to renew Helsinki Foodstock's current...


 

Chipotle Outlines New Cooking Methods After Foodborne Illness Outbreaks

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

Mexican Grill Inc. is outlining changes in its cooking methods as it continues efforts to prevent more foodborne illness outbreaks. Chipotle. Earlier this month, Denver-based Chipotle announced new testing of produce and protocols for suppliers. This week, the fast-casual operator outlined food...


 

Top reads from the past few weeks

Buffalo Wings & Rings CEO to Appear on "Undercover Boss"

Posted by: Fast Casual


 

10 Food Waste Trends to Watch in 2016

Posted by: National Restaurant Association


 

Wingstop Signs 35-Unit Deal

Posted by: Fast Casual


 

Perkins Largest Franchisee in Canada Selects Ackroo As Their Gift Card and Loyalty Solution Partner

Posted by: Financial Content


 

Blendtec Predicts Top 10 Smoothie Trends for 2016

Posted by: Blendtec


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