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The Dish, July 27, 2016

Posted By Administration, Thursday, July 28, 2016



This week's Top stories from the Restaurant Facility Management Association Industry



Announcing Our Newest CRFP, Tim Corcoran

Congratulations to Tim Corcoran, PMP, CRFP with Jack in the Box. Tim 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

The RFMA Event Calendar is Heating Up!

Check out our Event Calendar onrfmaonline.comto see some of RFMA’s upcoming events. Plus more events will be added in the next few weeks! One new event announced is…

Maximize Your Membership Call
Learn how to register for events, connect with your peers, access theFacilitatorand other resources that are available at your fingertips!

Hosted by the Member Engagement Committee.
Tuesday, August 23rdat 11am CST

Click here to register for this event of other upcoming events!

Session Proposals Due THIS Friday

The deadline to submit an education session proposal for RFMA 2017 is approaching! Consider submitting a session proposal for RFMA 2017 in Orlando, Florida,March 5-7, 2017. Complete this Session Proposalworksheetto help you plan and submit a quality session proposal. RFMA 2017 Session proposals must be submitted before5pm ESTonJuly 29th.

Click here to learn more details about submitting a session proposal!

Have questions or would like more information?

Please contact Debi Kensell, Education Director


13 Tips to Better Manage Your Restaurant

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

A successful restaurant starts with its leadership. As a restaurant owner or manager, you need to be constantly giving thought to how you can better manage your restaurant. Here are 13 tips to make sure that your restaurant’s management is in top shape. 1. Hire the right employees: Your staff, from...


Chick-fil-A App Campaign Analytics Show Just How Big a Win It Was

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

You can drive consumers to your app, but you can't necessarily make them download it. This has been the perpetual problem for restaurants that want their guests to be intimately linked to their brands via smartphones. As difficult as it may be to achieve, new research from Survey Monkey Intelligence...


An ETF to Capture Consumers' Preference for Spending on Experiences

Posted by: | 9 day(s) ago

A restaurant-themed exchange traded funds to capture consumers’ changing preferences and the increased popularity of spending on experiences, like dining out. On the recent webcast, How Your Portfolio Could Bite Into Consumer Spending, Michael Cronan, President of BITE ETF, explained that the...

Cut Your Restaurant's Food Waste With These 4 Tips

Posted by: National Restaurant Association | 7 day(s) ago

We’re taking our mission to reduce restaurant food waste on the road – and seeing lots of creative thinking out there, in restaurants and beyond. The most recent stop for the National Restaurant Association was Harvard University, where we joined hundreds of other leaders in the food-waste-reduction...


Restaurant Owners: Sales Are Way up Because of Pokemon Go

Posted by: Washington Post | 6 day(s) ago

The game has already been downloaded more than 30 million times and generated $35 million in revenue, according to some estimates. (Akio Kon/Bloomberg) The phone-toting customers begin streaming into Heavy Seas Alehouse right after work, faces buried in their phones and fingers affixed to their...


Top 100 Fast Casual Winners Are Hot for HotSchedules!

Posted by: HotSchedules | 7 day(s) ago

In our fast-paced industry, trends come and go quickly. For some time, the restaurant world categorized the fast casual movement as just that: a movement. But today, fast casual has bucked the trends and continues to sit at the top of the restaurant industry’s food chain. Each year, the editorial...


Seventh Circuit Upholds Tip Credit Pay for Related, Non-Tipped Duties

Posted by: | 9 day(s) ago

As those in the restaurant industry know well, federal and state law allow employers to pay tipped employees less than the required minimum wage with the expectation they will receive enough tips to make up the difference. This is referred to as a "tip credit." There has long been a battle within...



Top reads from the past few weeks

A First for Wendy's in the Better Buildings Challenge

Posted by: Industry News


Frontline International's Waste Oil Management System Receives Innovation Award

Posted by: Frontline International Inc


Changing Environment: Higher Adoption of Multi-Criteria Detectors and the Future of Fire Detectors

Posted by: Consulting-Specifying Engineer


The Rise of the Food Truck

Posted by: Upserve


Penn Station East Coast Subs Named One of QSR's Best Franchise Deals, Forbes' Best Franchises to Buy

Posted by: Franchising



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