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The Dish

Join your fellow RFMA restaurant members on this interactive virtual roundtable call.
When: Thursday, October 4th from 10:00AM – 11:00AM CT
Topics: Exterior/Interior Lighting; Drive-Thru Technology; Property Management

*Peer to Peer calls are facilitated discussions for RFMA Restaurant Members only.


The CRFP (Certified Restaurant Facilities Professional) designation will set you apart from your peers, conveying to others your expertise in the restaurant facility management industry. Through RFMA’s online CRFP Prep Course, attaining your CRFP in 2018 can be possible.
Receive a $100 discount when you sit for the CRFP Exam before December 31, 2018.

Contact Debi Kensell at to learn more and receive the special $100 off discount code.
*This code is only valid for current RFMA members.


RFMA 2019 Session Preview: Signature Speakers

Shannon Cassidy – Founder and CEO of bridge between, Inc.
Session: What Does Your V.I.B.E. Say About You as a Leader?
Leadership is challenging. Your V.I.B.E (Values, Interests, Beliefs and Energy sources) is the way you come across to others. Understanding it will help you be a better leader. 

Galen Emanuele – International Keynote Speaker
Session: Effectively Navigating Conflict and Delivering a ‘No’ Using the Tools of “Yes, And.”
  One of the biggest challenges that we face in business and as humans is how to effectively deliver a 'no' and navigate conflict. In this session Galen teaches how to successfully navigate the art of delivering a 'no' and navigating conflict, providing a concise set of tools and framework. 

Nathan Jamail – Author and Keynote Speaker 
Session: Creating a Winning Culture
A thriving culture is the core of achieving great organization success! Our choices, mindset, attitude, belief and accountability are all key aspects of creating a thriving culture.

Craig Krause – Owner and Founder of Direct Development Training 
Session: Mastering Your Memory
Learn techniques, and more importantly, the applications of memory skills to enhance all you do, professionally and personally. Train your memory to recall any information you need to remember.

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

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Kason Industries
RFMA Tip of the Week

Restaurant Business
Trump’s trade war is heating up: In response to the U.S. slapping tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, not to mention tech goods and other consumer products made abroad, major trade partners including Canada, China, the European Union, and Turkey have imposed retaliatory tariffs on a wide array of American goods. 

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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