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The Dish, September 28, 2016

Posted By Administration, Wednesday, September 28, 2016


Thank You for a Successful RFMA Gives Volunteer Day at the Daily Bread!

Thanks to all of our wonderful volunteers who joined uson Saturdayfor our RFMA Gives 2017 Volunteer Day. Over 160 volunteers gave their time and energy to help uscomplete a variety of projects, including exterior and interior painting, landscaping and cleaning, inDowntown Orlando at our RFMA Gives 2017 project recipient, the Daily Bread.
Learn more about our RFMA Gives 2017 Volunteer Day here!

It’s Fall, Y’all! Mark Your Calendars for RFMA’s Upcoming Events in October

October 14th: Maximize Your Membership Call
October 25th: Restaurant Facilities Benchmarking Roundtable: Athens, GA
October 26th: Member Meet-Up: Boston

Interested in any of these events?Click here to visit our Event Calendar onrfmaonline.comto learn more event details and to register.

Webinar: The LED Lighting Craze: What You Should Know

During this presentation, we will explore what you should know as it relates to LED lighting. We will examine the components and capabilities of LED lighting, cost implications, as well as the impact this lighting technology has on the environment. This is an opportunity to further understand LED lighting so that future improvements will be easier.

Tony George, Director of Sales - Demand Lighting
Gary P. Morrissey, COO - Demand Lighting

When:Friday, January 20, 2017

Price: FREE for RFMA Members
Click here to learn more about the webinar and to register now!


Using Emojis to Relay Food Sensitivities

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

Portable gluten sensor creator, Nima, is putting some fun into the very serious subject of food sensitivities, by launching Nimoji, a base of 50 emojis for those with food intolerance or special dietary needs. The icons — available at no charge on Apple-based systems — will give both youngsters and...


Cooking Oil & Allergens: Myths Busted

Posted by: Restaurant Technologies, Inc. | 7 day(s) ago

Food allergies are no joke when someone’s health is at risk. Researchers estimate as many as 15 million Americans have food allergies ranging from moderate food intolerances to severe reactions. A food allergy is the abnormal response of the immune system to proteins in foods, and any food with...

Finding Restaurant Investment Ideas As Traffic Slows

Posted by: | 6 day(s) ago

The restaurant industry would appear to have challenging times ahead, with year-over-over traffic declines across much of the industry and rising labor costs on the horizon. However, we believe it would be shortsighted for investors to overlook this category, as a number of compelling concepts are...

Low Commodity Costs Come at the Right Time

Posted by: Anchor Packaging Inc. | 6 day(s) ago

This post is part of the On the Margin blog. Thank God for lower commodity costs. Restaurants faced the dual threat of lower sales and higher labor costs in the first half of 2016, according to the latest benchmarking report from the consulting firm BDO. “Commodity costs certainly helped out,” said...


National Restaurant Association Praises Delay of Overtime Rule

Posted by: FSR | 7 day(s) ago

The National Restaurant Association issued a statement of support for the House introduction of the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act (H.R. 6094), by Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI). The bipartisan legislation will allow a six-month delay in the effective date of the...


National Preparedness Month- Building Safety Plan

Posted by: North American Roofing | 7 day(s) ago

Create a Building Safety Plan For National Preparedness Month National Preparedness Month reminds us all to prepare now for the unexpected in the future. The Department of Homeland Security’s “Don’t Wait, Communicate. Make Your Emergency Plan Today,” theme from last year returned this year with a...


Fast-Casual Traffic Stumbles As Menu Prices Climb

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

Photo: Thinkstock The fast-casual segment has historically posted strong traffic growth, even while other segments struggled. But in the quarter ended June, the once revved-up segment hit a bump in the road, and posted a 3-percent decline in traffic. Even excluding Chipotle Mexican Grill, which is...


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