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 work hard to bring programming, events and resources to our members. From our 2019 RFMA membership survey, we learned... 

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

  • 99% of members are highly satisfied or satisfied with their RFMA membership.

  • 97% of members value the opportunity to give back through RFMA Gives.

  • 94% of members said we are providing just the right amount of communication.

  • The top reasons members visit the website are to register for events, search the member directory, and renew their membership.

  • 98% of members receiving the Dish Newsletter are highly satisfied or satisfied with the content.

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Kason Industries
Our 2019 Buyer’s Guide will be featured in our upcoming Oct/Nov Facilitator magazine and every RFMA vendor member company will receive a FREE company listing within the guide featuring:

- Company name

- Address

- Website

- Phone number

- Company description

- 5 vendor categories

This information will be pulled from the Primary Vendor Member’s SocialLink profile.

Log in today to make sure your company's information is update to date. You must update your profile by Friday, August 23rd.


Want to enhance your listing? Click here to view and purchase an enhancement to your 2019 Buyer’s Guide company listing.

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RFMA Tip of the Week
Each year RFMA’s Resource Committee helps to create our Annual Best Practices book to provide guidelines, methods and techniques to equip and advance our member’s knowledge of restaurant facility management.

Our 2019 Best Practice Book features:

  • Communication Barriers: Working with Operations & Facilities

  • Concrete vs. Asphalt: Pros & Cons

  • Hot-Side Equipment Maintenance

  • Landscaping Guidelines

  • Mold Remediation: Water – Friend or Foe?

  • Managing Grease and Avoiding Restaurant Shut-Downs


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Top Industry News

Recent data from The NPD Group said there were 228 million servings of plant-based burgers ordered at quick-serves in the year ending May—up 10 percent from a year ago. 

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Restaurant Business Online

Here it’s important to distinguish between how long you can hot-hold food and how long you should hold it. Under the food code, there is no set time limit for how long a food can be held, provided it maintains its temperature above the danger zone. 

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Facilitator magazine

Leaders who ask more than tell more create leaders rather than followers in an organization. Learn how to be a better "asker"!

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This year, there have been (as of publishing) 255 mass shootings since the beginning of the year. In the past month, three deadly shootings have taken place in fast food restaurant. This is the air we breathe, and because of that, Business Insider reports that the fast food industry is taking more steps to handle the very real risk of an active shooter. 

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Protect-All Flooring
Retail & Restaurant Facility Business
Potbelly Corporation, a neighborhood sandwich shop concept, has signed three new franchise agreements. Over the last 6 months, the company signed franchise agreements that, when fully built out over the coming years, will nearly double its franchise footprint with multi-unit development deals for a total of 38 units spanning Las Vegas; Tampa, Florida; and the Carolinas.

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Nation's Restaurant News
Delivery has been getting a lot of hype lately, but there’s another opportunity for growth that restaurant operators should not overlook, according to officials at market research firm The NPD Group.

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Facilitator magazine

Sprinkles, the Beverly Hills, Calif., cupcake bakery that was famously propelled into the national spotlight by Oprah Winfrey shares its success story.

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Naylor Association Solutions
LCIC Construction Consulting, LLC

The Restaurant Facility Management Association Vendor Marketplace is a tool used to search for products and services.

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