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The Dish, April 27, 2016

Posted By Heather Webb, RFMA, Wednesday, April 27, 2016


 

RFMA News

Announcing Our Newest CRFP, James Cox

Congratulations to James Cox, CRFP with Starbucks Coffee Company. James joins this elite group of facility professionals and will be recognized at RFMA 2017!

You too could become a CRFP-the Online CRFP Exam Prep Course is here to help you!
Click here to learn more about the CRFP Exam Prep Course

Join RFMA in Dallas on May 11th

We are excited for our upcoming Member Meet-Up in Dallas which will include a restaurant panel & happy hour with your fellow RFMA members!
When: Wednesday, May 11th
4:00-5:00pm: Best Practices Session with Restaurant Panel
Mark Arrington, Good Smoke Restaurant Group
Carl LeBoeuf, CRFP, K & N Management
Nic McLaughlin, Jason’s Deli
Bruce Smith, Brinker International
5:00-6:00pm: Networking Happy Hour
Where: Brinker International Headquarters
Registration: $15

Click here to register for this event now!
*This event is exclusive to RFMA members

TOP INDUSTRY NEWS

Why Your Loyalty Program Is Failing and How to Fix It (Part 1)

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

Gillian Jones heads up business development for QikServe Lackluster schemes and blind guessing at what customers want are killing loyalty program effectiveness for fast casual restaurant operators. So what's the secret to conquering diner devotion? Over the course of the next three blogs, I'd like...


 

AcryShield SPF Roofing System for Roof Restoration & New Construction

Posted by: National Coatings Corporation | 7 day(s) ago

There is a roofing system engineered to last the life of your building. AcryShield® SPF Roofing Systems do not degrade like other roofs. The redundant waterproofing from long-lasting sprayed polyurethane foam (SPF roof) and high-performance acrylic roof coating also eliminates UV attack and...


Ask the Experts: Is Your Brand Ready for Catering?

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

Jumping into catering may seem like any easy way to increase profits, considering off-premise catering sales resulted in more than $52 billion last year and that 64 percent of those dollars went to restaurants. Franchisors and their franchisees, however, must understand what they're getting into...


‘Food Plagiarism', Supper Club Closure in Today's Restaurant News

Posted by: Upserve | 8 day(s) ago

As a former journalist, I’m well aware of the pitfalls of plagiarism. For reporters, succumbing to this cheat can ruin your career. But for chefs, it seems, not so much. Take the example in this recent Washington Post article, “One of these is the Cronut. The other is food plagiarism. And you can’t...


 

DC Considers $7.50 Wage for Servers

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

The mayor of Washington, D.C., included a provision in the budget she presented to the City Council this week that would raise the minimum wage for tipped employees to $7.50 an hour, more than double the current level of $2.77. Mayor Muriel Bowser also proposed raising the minimum wage for all...


 

Raising Quality While Cutting Costs - Bar Louie Case Study

Posted by: Restaurant Technologies, Inc. | 6 day(s) ago

“Bar Louie is known for high quality food – that’s something we just won’t sacrifice,” said Tony De Salvo. Franchisee owner of Bar Louie concepts. “We just had a workman’s compensation review and it’s surprising how much difference an automated system can make,” “We want employees to feel safe at...


 

TravelCenters Completes Acquisition of Quaker Steak & Lube

Posted by: Nation's Restaurant News | 7 day(s) ago

TravelCenters of America LLC operates more than 780 restaurants and other food outlets in convenience stores and truck stops across the country. But don’t expect its new acquisition — casual-dining chain Quaker Steak & Lube — to become just another truck-stop brand. The Westlake, Ohio-based company...


 

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