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The Dish, January 20, 2016

Posted By Heather Webb, RFMA, Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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Join Your RFMA Peers in Scottsdale Tomorrow

Our first Member Meet-Up of 2016 is tomorrow 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

Announcing Our Newest CRFP, Peter Martinez

Congratulations to Peter Martinez, CRFP with Starbucks Coffee Company. Peter 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.

RFMA 2016 Session Preview: Where Did the Money Go?

Join Ellen Rohr for her session that is geared toward Restaurant Professional Who Hates Numbers…Unlock the POWER of Financial Management! It’s YOUR money. Learn where it is, where it goes…and how to make more of it! Learn how to lay claim to your Financial Power! Unfortunately, you do not learn business basics in school. No wonder you don’t know your assets from your elbows! More money buys more options. Learn how to read and use financial reports to keep score in the Game of Business…and play to WIN!

Haven’t registered for RFMA 2016 yet?

Click here to view all of our education sessions, conference events and registration!

January Peer to Partner Best Practices Call this Friday

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


Buffalo Wings & Rings Celebrates Increase in Revenue, Franchise Growth for Eighth Straight Year

Posted by: | 6 day(s) ago

Undercover Boss Featured Brand Awards Nine New Franchise Deals in 2015, Projects 123 Locations by 2021 Cincinnati, OH ( For Buffalo Wings & Rings, a fast-growing, club-level sports restaurant franchise with 60 units globally, stability has always been the crux of its success. As...



The Safe Biodegradable Cleaning Revolution is here!

Posted by: General Parts Group | 65 day(s) ago

SafeCID Degreaser and delimer are both now available from GP-PartsDirect. These powerful new products are up to the toughest commercial cleaning tasks while being biodegradable and triple zero hazmat.


How Fans Create a Comfortable, More Profitable Restaurant

Posted by: Fast Casual | 9 day(s) ago

When it comes to restaurants, “comfort” is more than just a food category – it’s vital to creating a welcoming atmosphere. Most restaurants maintain their thermostats at a temperature pleasing to the vast majority of people – typically 68 to 72 degrees.However, maintaining that ideal temperature is...

Analysis: Speed Is Key in Fast-Casual Pizza Race

Posted by: Nation's Restaurant News | 6 day(s) ago

The fast-casual pizza business is much like the pizzas they sell: Made quickly, and with a wide variety of flavors. Consider the three biggest chains that have emerged so far as the largest in the burgeoning sub-sector, all of which turned up the heat on their growth and used vastly different...


18 Things You Can Do This Year to Avoid Headaches With Your Commercial Roof (Part 1 of 2)

Posted by: Simon Roofing | 6 day(s) ago

There’s not many other building assets that command as much maintenance expense and consistent attention as the roof, but by following some proven best practices, facility managers can save budget dollars—and aggravation!1. Perform self-inspections monthly or quarterly, and after major weather...


Denny's Announces Commitment to Serve 100 Percent Cage-Free Eggs

Posted by: Restaurant Magazine | 6 day(s) ago

America’s Diner to make cage-free transition in all U.S. restaurants within ten years Denny’s, one of America’s largest full-service restaurant chains, today announced its commitment to sourcing and serving 100 percent cage-free eggs in all of its U.S. restaurants by 2026. Denny’s is the first...


Would Scheduling Rules Affect Hiring in Washington, D.C.?

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

A restrictive new scheduling proposal in Washington, D.C., could reduce job growth for the District’s restaurant industry, the National Restaurant Association said at a hearing. The Hours and Scheduling Stability Act of 2015 pending in the D.C. City Council would apply to restaurant chains with 20...


Shake Shack Takes Its Chicken Sandwich Nationwide

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

Shake Shack said Thursday that its first-ever chicken sandwich, the Chick’n Shack, will this month roll out nationwide.The Chick’n Shack debuted as an LTO last summer but was limited to three Brooklyn, N.Y., locations. Its introduction followed much speculation that the fast-casual chain—whose menu...


Hoshizaki America, Inc. Announces IM-200BAA, Undercounter Square Cuber

Posted by: Hoshizaki America, Inc. | 9 day(s) ago

Hoshizaki America, Inc. has just released the newest model in the popular large square cube ice machine series. The IM-200BAA is an undercounter unit – perfect for premium restaurants, bars and clubs – while having the capacity to create up to 200 lbs. of individual square cubes daily. With a 75 lb....


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