The Dish

Restaurant Facility Management Association


Thank you to all of our RFMA members who participated in our annual membership survey. The entire RFMA staff values the feedback received and will continue to bring value to our members through programming, events and resources.

From our 2018 RFMA membership survey, we learned...

-RFMA’s Annual Conference, Facilitator magazine, CRFP online learning modules and the member directory are the most valuable member benefits.

-97% of members are highly satisfied or satisfied with their RFMA membership.

-98% of members value the opportunity to give back through RFMA Gives.

-92% of members said we are providing just the right amount of communication.

-The top reasons members visit the website is to register for events, access the member directory, renew their membership and utilize the online resource library.

-Facebook and LinkedIn are the most utilized social media platforms by members.

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Make sure to follow us on RFMA on social media! We are always updating our followers on RFMA events, happenings and resources.

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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.

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We are excited for our upcoming RFMA Gives Volunteer Day on Saturday, September 8th at our 2019 project site Mobile Loaves and Fishes in Austin, Texas.

Click here to join us on September 8th!  

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Kason Industries
RFMA Tip of the Week

In addition to conserving water, efforts to do so have resulted in unexpected benefits. A study released by the University of California at Davis (UC Davis) found that the reduction in water consumption in California actually resulted in a decrease in greenhouse gas emissions.

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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

The National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index in May signaled moderating expectations for business conditions among operators in an economic environment of job growth and increased capital spending, reports Hudson Riehle, our senior vice president of research.

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Nation's Restaurant News
Seven restaurant companies have agreed to end “no poach” restrictions immediately in their franchise agreements, provisions that law enforcement officials allege threaten the lower-wage workers’ ability to get higher wages and move to better positions.

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Protect-All Flooring

Restaurant Hospitality
Los Angeles-based The H.wood Group said it has reacquired a significant equity stake owned by strategic partner Hakkasan Group, reclaiming global rights to its portfolio of restaurant and nightclubs. 

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If you’re a manager, it is important that you are the driver of a recognition culture. Take some time in your next leadership team meeting to share ways that supervisors can include recognition into their daily habits. Here are some questions to get ideas flowing.

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