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Recognition feels great. But industry-wide recognition? That’s downright unforgettable. Show your appreciation for a job well done.
Members, the time has come to nominate your hard-working peers for these special awards to be presented at our upcoming annual conference.
Nominations close Friday, January 19th.
Click here for more info!


Check out our latest Facilitator issue to learn more about our Cover Star, Fox Restaurant Concepts and the many creative restaurant conceptsinspired by owner Sam Fox.

Also, don't miss these great articles below!

-Industry News
-How to Make PR Moments Last
-Lessons Learned After a Fire
-Different Approaches to Restaurant Maintenance
-Exhaust Fan Maintenance
-Electronic Checklists
-Successful Project Rollout
-Navigating ADA
-Hoods and Ducts Cleaning



RFMA 2018 Preview: Covering your ADA (Accessibility for Dining, Service & Controls) 

According to a Nielson Report in 2016, more than 50% of consumers have some kind of disability. More than 25 years after the Americans with Disabilities Act, businesses are still not compliant, and lawsuits are skyrocketing. This session will help you understand what barriers to look for in your restaurant and how to better serve all customers. Don’t miss this helpful session at RFMA 2018!

When: Tuesday, March 6 from 10:45-11:45 am
Speaker: Brad Gaskins
Click here to to learn more about this session and other RFMA 2018 education sessions.


Are you ready to register for RFMA 2018? Click here to register!




Kason Industries
RFMA Tip of the Week

Nation's Restaurant News
McDonald’s Corp. is expanding its environmental goals and vows to source all of its packaging products from renewable and recycled sources by 2025.

Federal Heath Sign Company
Federal Heath provides reliable and cost-effective maintenance for exterior signs and lighting. Our service programs are designed specific to each customer, creating the perfect fit for any requirements. We offer unparalleled, five-star customer service and fast response nationwide. For over 117 years companies have trusted us with their brand identity needs. All signs point to Federal Heath.
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Top Industry News

Restaurant Hospitality
Same-store sales growth for the fourth quarter was 0.4 percent, a very robust 2.6 percentage point improvement from third quarter results.

Protect-All Flooring

Nation's Restaurant News
Jason’s Deli warned customers Thursday that data from as many as 2 million payment cards may have been compromised in a point-of-sale system breach that began on June 8 and may have continued through much of December.

Tornado Industries

Dunkin’ Donuts next-generation store made its debut in the same city where the brand opened its first location nearly seven decades ago, where the storefront is now notably missing the word “Donuts.” The new restaurant, at 588 Washington Street in Quincy, Massachusetts, is the second location showcasing just “Dunkin’” on the front. 

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.
Upcoming Events

Zoës is targeting 25 new openings in 2018 with the new design being implemented later in the year.


RFMA’s Industry Service Guide has you covered!