The Dish

Restaurant Facility Management Association


RFMA members, join us in Dallas for our Store Audit Checklist Workshop Luncheon.
When: Tuesday, August 29th from 12:00-2:00PM
Where: Maggiano's Little Italy (Willow Bend)
Registration is $20.00
Click here for more details & to register now!


Thank you to our wonderful Member Meet-Up Dallas Sponsor, ServiceChannel!



Peer to Peer Call: HVAC, Refrigeration & Air Quality
RFMA Restaurant members, join us on the call to discuss HVAC, Refrigeration & Air Quality.
Thursday, September 7th at 10:00 AM CT
Facilitator: Tom Lykins, CRFP, Panda Restaurant Group
CEU credits: 1
Click here to register.

Maximize Your Membership: InSite
Get to know InSite, RFMA’s online private social community in this short 30-minutes webinar.
Tuesday, September 12th at 1:00PM CT
Hosted by: Membership Engagement Committee
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Peer to Partner Call: CMMS
Join your fellow RFMA members to discuss CMMS on September’s call!
Monday, September 18th at 12:00PM CT
Moderator: Nate Lee, CRFP with RPM Pizza LLC
Subject Matter Expert: Marc Balzamo with Facilities Exchange
Click here to register.

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Our 7th Annual Buyer's Guide will be featured in our October/November Facilitator magazine. Every RFMA Vendor company will receive a FREE listing in the Buyer's Guide which will include:

- Company name

- Address

- Website

- Phone number

- Company description

- 5 vendor categories (vendor categories have changed!)
You must update all of your information by this Friday, August 25th!


How do I update my Buyer's Guide listing information?
Visit and log into your Primary Vendor Member’s RFMA account with your username and password. After logging in, click on the “Edit” icon next to the Professional Information section on your profile.

**The Buyer's Guide information will be pulled from your Primary Vendor Member's Professional Information in their InSite profile.


Would you like to enhance your free Buyer's Guide listing?

Click here to view and purchase an enhancement to your listing. 

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Kason Industries
RFMA Tip of the Week

Restaurant Business Online

In today’s rigid labor market, restaurant operators have made headlines launching education benefits, referral bonuses, competitive wages and career development programs to attract workers and coax existing staff into sticking around. However, an exclusive report from research firm TDn2K suggests that those innovations are more novelty than the norm for the industry.

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Federal Heath
Fast, reliable, and cost-effective maintenance solutions for your exterior signs and lighting. With a company history of 115 years and counting, we’ve got you covered for all of your nationwide, multi-site repair needs. All signs point to Federal Heath.
Top Industry News


In today’s limited-service landscape, competition is fierce, growth is key, and companies are doing everything they can to turn their brand into one of America’s elite.

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Protect-All Flooring

Total Food Service

The rise of the internet has allowed food retailers to directly connect with consumers beyond the physical store, revolutionizing this competitive space more than ever.

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Facility Executive

The days are longer, the nights are warmer and everyone wants to be outside. Who doesn’t love a summer breeze? Businesses often open their doors, windows, rooftops and patios during the warmer months to accommodate their customers’ desire to enjoy the pleasant weather.

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Nations Restaurant News

Bacon is a ubiquitous and much loved cured pork product, but bacon jam, which is lesser known, takes its flavor to new levels. Bacon jam is made when bacon is cooked down with onions, vinegar, brown sugar and spices. It’s gaining traction on menus, but is still considered a novelty.

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Your Commercial Equipment Support Partner
General Parts LLC
General Parts Group is your independent provider of commercial kitchen equipment repair, specializing in food-service equipment, HVAC and all forms of commercial refrigeration equipment. We offer a full range of services to support the entire life-cycle of your equipment including repair, installation, planned maintenance as well as O.E.M. parts distribution.
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Most major foodservice and grocery companies have committed to overhauling their egg sourcing over the next decade in favor of cage-free eggs, and egg producers are scrambling to ramp up supply. However, companies and even the consumers to whom they’re trying to appeal with new sourcing guidelines are slow to make the switch.

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RFMA’s Industry Service Guide has you covered!

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