The Dish

Join your fellow RFMA restaurant members to discuss Kitchen Equipment and Equipment Repair vs. Replace on June’s Peer to Peer call!
When: Thursday, June 7th from 10:00 – 11:00 AM CT
Facilitator: Gene Davis, California Pizza Kitchen 


RFMA is now accepting proposals for education sessions at RFMA 2019, February 10-12, 2019, in Austin, TX. We are seeking proposals that:
• Reflect innovation and cutting-edge content
• Stimulate and provoke discussion and audience engagement
• Present evidence based on or supported by research


We are excited for our upcoming volunteer day on Saturday, September 8th at our 2019 project site Mobile Loaves and Fishes in Austin, Texas.
Click here to read more and register. 
Subscribe to our RFMA Gives blog here to stay up to date on the current needs for the project.
Click here to read our latest RFMA Gives 2019 update in our April/May Facilitator Issue.

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Top Industry News

Restaurant Hospitality
While restaurants shouldn’t expect significant changes in 2018 as a result of trade-war talk, restaurateurs should keep an eye on 2019. The current expectation is for food costs to remain about the same next year, but restaurants most exposed to potential protein-cost deflation include those that specialize in one type of meat, such as steakhouses and chicken-wing concepts.

Last year's QSR 40/40 list of fast casual restaurants with fewer than 40 locations was such a success that the publication has taken it a step further this year, introducing a whole new list of 40 to watch.


RFMA’s Industry Service Guide has you covered!

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National Restaurant Association
With NRA's 99th Restaurant Show over, CEO Dawn Sweeney shared her thoughts on the Association's future, including what changes are on the horizon.

Nation's Restaurant News
In a discussion during the NRA Show, supermarket expert Phil Lempert said foodservice in retail was currently growing at around 12 percent to 13 percent annually. But to run those operations successfully, you can’t just promote your deli manager or augment that roast chicken you already offer with macaroni and cheese.

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