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RFMA Members, check your inbox for your ballot to cast your vote to select the FOUR newest members of the RFMA Board of Directors. The newly elected Directors-at-Large will serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors.
You must submit your vote by TODAY, Wednesday, October 31st.


Join your Restaurant Member peers to discuss Facilities Audits, Preventative Maintenance, and Vendor Relations on November’s Peer to Peer Call.

When: Thursday, November 1st from 10:00AM-11AM CDT

Moderator: David Pogach, CRFP

Topics: Facilities Audits, Preventative Maintenance, and Vendor Relations

*Peer to Peer calls are education opportunities for Restaurant Members only.

Game on! Member Meet-Up: Irvine

This Member Meet-Up will include Peer to Partner Scenario-based Roundtables, networking with your RFMA peers, and Dave & Buster’s fun and games!

When: Thursday, November 1st from 3:00PM-6:00PM PDT

Where: Dave & Buster’s in Irvine, CA

Click here to register now! 

*Member Meet-Ups are networking opportunities open to all RFMA Members.
Thank you to our Irvine Meet-Up Sponsor, Zen EcoSystems!


Member Meet-Up: Charlotte

Meet your fellow RFMA members in Charlotte, NC to experience a networking event and brewery tour at the Olde Mecklenburg Brewery!

When: Tuesday, November 13th from 4:00PM – 6:00PM ET

Where: The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery in Charlotte, NC
Click here to register now!
*Member Meet-Ups are networking opportunities open to all RFMA Members.

Thank you to our Charlotte Sponsor, MaintenX!




RFMA 2019 Session Preview - Put Your Warranties to Work: How to Get Started NOW

Speakers: Christie Turner (Corrigo) and Christy Webster (Wendy’s)
An effective warranty tracking process can provide you with cost-savings opportunities often missed. Whether the warranty covers a repair, replacement or even a full refund for faulty equipment, keeping track of your assets as well as service warranties means big savings in the restaurant industry. In this session, you will review the financial and operational benefits associated with leveraging warranties for service work and equipment, examine Wendy’s methodology used for effective warranty tracking/reporting implementation, and understand common barriers to warranty management adoption, and proven approaches to overcome them.

When: Monday, February 11th from 2:00PM – 3:00PM
Click here to learn more about this session and other RFMA 2019 education sessions.

Ready to Register?
Restaurant Members, be sure to take advantage of the $150 Early Bird registration rate before December 1st.


Kason Industries
RFMA Tip of the Week

Don Fox, the chief executive officer of Firehouse of America LLC noticed something strange a couple of years ago: during the midday lunch rush, his sandwich shops were relatively empty, but sales were better than ever.

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

Grub Street
Voter turnout has dipped to its lowest point over two decades, but Election Day still isn’t a holiday. For many people, simply finding the time to go to the polls can be a struggle, but this year, in the wake of a midterm election where margins are close and so much is at stake, restaurateurs across the country are taking action to boost voter turnout among their employees.

These companies are growing rare plants indoors for the city’s best restaurants.

Protect-All Flooring

While some quick serves are just now dipping their toes into the world of self-service kiosks, others, like fast-food giants Taco Bell and McDonald’s, are already hatching plans to fill their systems with the devices.

Restaurant Hospitality
Health care is tough, but restaurants look for other ways to keep workers healthy. Today, operators are thinking about healthier ways to keep employees happy. They’re offering chiropractic services, group fitness classes, and financial lessons to employees.