The Dish

We had an incredible turnout at our RFMA Gives 2019 Volunteer Day at Mobile Loaves & Fishes this past Saturday in Austin, TX. We had over 160 volunteers on site diligently working to build a tiny home, storage shed, landscaping, and many other projects that will help Mobile Loaves expand and serve their neighbors.


Join your fellow RFMA members to discuss ADA on September’s Peer to Partner call!

When: Monday, September 17th 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Moderator: Kurt Gnessin, CRFP – Cracker Barrell Old Country Store

Topic: ADA

*Peer to Partner calls are facilitated discussions open to all RFMA Members


RFMA 2018 Session Preview: Restaurant Roundtables

Roundtable by Region 
Monday's Regional Roundtable session will give restaurant attendees an opportunity to network and share information, ideas and best practices in areas where they share restaurant space.
When: Monday, February 11th from 9:30-11:00am

Roundtable by Topic
Tuesday’s Roundtable session will give restaurant attendees the time to do a deep dive into one topic at each table. This roundtable format will be a great way to gain knowledge in a specific area of interest in facilities and network with your peers one on one.
When: Tuesday, February 12th from 4:15-5:30pm

Click here to learn more about these Roundtables and other RFMA 2019 education sessions.


Have you registered for RFMA 2019? 
Restaurant Members, register before October 1st to be entered to win a free hotel stay at RFMA 2018!
Click here to register and join us in Austin!



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While most restaurant brands are implementing delivery service in response to consumer demand – and in some cases already yielding positive sales results – Fat Brands CEO Andy Wiederhorn is looking at delivery a bit differently. 

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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he elegant 25,000-square-foot Roastery was built inside a historic former post office in Milan’s city square, Piazza Cordusio.  Like the other two roasteries — in Seattle and Shanghai — the Milan facility will offer locally roasted, small lot Arabica coffee, and baked goods prepared on site by Princi.

Modern Restaurant Management
Restaurants are required under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (the “ADA”) to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified employees or applicants for employment with disabilities. While most restaurants have a general understanding of this regulation, many are surprised about the specifics of the law and what it means for them when running a business.