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Restaurant Facility Management Association


RFMA is now accepting proposals for education sessions at RFMA 2018 in Phoenix, Ariz., March 4-6, 2018.

RFMA is seeking conference proposals within the functional areas and knowledge levels of restaurant facilities management that reflect the best thinking in the field, informed by theory, research, and practice. 

Proposals must be completed and submitted by Friday, July 7th.

What topics would our restaurant members like to see? Click here for the complete topic list.   


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RFMA members, make sure to check out our complete RFMA-U webinar library anytime for free!

Click here to access the LED webinar & all of our past webinars.


Interested in presenting a RFMA-U Webinar?
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Join your fellow RFMA members at an award-winning rooftop patio overlooking Coors Field!
When: Thursday, July 20th from 4:00-6:00PM

Where: Skyline Patio at Tavern Downtown, Denver, CO
Registration is $15
*This event is for RFMA members only

Click here to register for the event.


Thank you to our wonderful Member Meet-Up Denver Sponsor!




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What is likely an example of things to come, the city of Los Angeles has recently passed an ordinance requiring buildings of 20,000 square feet or more to do the following:
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 • Disclose (provide) this information to the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety
 • Demonstrate steps being taken to reduce energy and water consumption.

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