KAI Total Pavement Management
The Dish


Do you know a RFMA facility professional who does whatever it takes to solve problems? Who always has great ideas? Nominate them for an RFMy award!

We are currently seeking nominations for our 2017 RFMy awards presented at RFMA 2017. Nominations may only be made by RFMA members and for RFMA members.
Our 2017 RFMy’s are...
-Calm After the Storm Award
-Shooting Star Award
-Marvelous Mentor Award-Restaurant
-Marvelous Mentor Award-Vendor
-Community Champion Award
-Rookie of the Year Award
-The Innovator Award
-Open Nominations


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, 1-2 p.m. Central
Price: FREE for RFMA Members


This session explores the ADA from a legal and business perspective, but also from someone who was a former wheelchair user. This session is geared to restaurants to ensure compliance with the ADA. This engaging and informative ADA Restaurant Compliance session will provide an overview of the ADA both with regard to a restaurant manager's duties to the public as customers of the restaurant.
Speaker: Jessica Harthcock, Founder & CEO, Utilize Health
When: Monday, March 6 from 3:15-4:15 p.m. at RFMA 2017

Have you registered yet for RFMA 2017? RFMA restaurant members make sure to register NOW to receive our special member price of $250. Learn more about RFMA 2017 and to register now!
Kason Industries
RFMA Tip of the Week
Ben Walker, CleanLink
Over the past three years, I’ve had the privilege of getting involved in the standards community. I was part of a team of volunteers who took Simon Institute, a small non-profit formed by professional cleaning operations, through the process of becoming an accredited standards developer by the American National Standards Institute.


Leigh Anne Zinsmeister, Nation's Restaurant News
Checkers & Rally's has unveiled new building designs for franchisees to choose from. The company says the plans will speed franchise growth and boost return-on-investment for both new and existing franchisees.
Top Industry News


U.S. restaurant industry traffic will remain stalled in 2017 in much the same manner it did in 2016, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company.
Lisa Jennings, Restaurant Hospitality
Alexa already helps users find local restaurants, using Yelp listings, and people can even ask her to order pizza from Domino’s or Pizza Hut. Last week, DineTime added another feature that will help consumers use Alexa to decide where to eat: The wait time at their restaurant of choice.
ADT Security Services
Rose Paving
LCIC Construction Consulting, LLC


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Every customer walking in, every food item ordered, each new tweet or Facebook post, every transaction recorded, each shift of employees working, any promotion offered are all the myriad forms in which valuable data is manifesting today.

Naylor Association Solutions
Protect-All Flooring
Nancy Kruse and Bret Thorn, Nation's Restaurant News
Nancy Kruse, president of the Kruse Company, asks what’s driving the shift toward a people-centric restaurant business model.