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Reduce Downtime with an Equipment Care Plan

Featuring Guest Speaker Nicole O'Rourke 


Planned maintenance is good business.
Regular planned maintenance is the best way to ensure trouble-free operation and peak performance. 
Guest speaker Nicole O'Rourke and Mark Finck (FSTC) will teach you how to reduce downtime and how to keep your equipment running efficiently, which can eliminate expensive repairs at the last minute and extend the life of your equipment.

Attendees will learn:

  • Solutions to common mistakes in facility maintenance procedures.
  • How to reduce downtime by negotiating with service providers.
  • Learn maintenance and cleaning techniques.
Speaker: Nicole O'Rourke and Mark Finck

Nicole O'Rourke, CFSP
Nicole has 18 years’ experience working with commercial foodservice operators on selecting equipment to meet their menu and kitchen needs. She is passionate about helping operators get the most out of their equipment through hands-on learning and training. She has assisted numerous clients in developing maintenance plans to keep equipment running efficiently and avoid expensive repairs. Nicole enjoys trainings in the kitchen and the positive affect it has on the staff. Nicole was Senior Food Service Program Advisor at Southern California Gas Company’s Food Service Equipment Center where she demonstrated equipment, executed trainings and events, and ran the operations of the test kitchen.

Mark Finck is the Lead Engineer at the PG&E Food Service Technology Center (FSTC) in San Ramon, CA. He is responsible for developing and applying standard test methods for evaluating the energy efficiency and performance of commercial food service equipment at the FSTC. Finck has more than twenty years of experience in commercial cooking equipment product development - including performance, application and efficiencies. »more about Mark

Thursday, March 23, 2017
09:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This is a free seminar!

Complimentary coffee, beverages and light snacks will be available!

Please Note - Seminar begins promptly at 09:00 AM. Please allow time for parking. Additional parking is available in the back lot, behind the FSTC and at the San Ramon Valley Conference Center.

Location:   Map    Weather  
Food Service Technology Center (FSTC)
12949 Alcosta Blvd.
Suite 101
San Ramon, CA USA 94583

Event Contact Info
Kiana Caban
Email: Phone: 925.866.5945

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