Prevention and preparedness are essential when dealing with a fire; they can be the difference between complete devastation and minimal loss
From 2:30 PM until 4:30 PM
Jim & Pete's Restaurant
7806 West North Avenue
Elmwood Park, Illinois 60707
Heil & Kay Insurance and Tyco Simplex Grinnell
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According to the
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there are nearly 8,000 eating and
drinking establishment fires reported annually. A fire can devastate your
business, leading to lost revenues and possible permanent closure. It should
come as no surprise that cooking and human error are the leading causes of
fires. Although you cannot always avoid a fire from occurring, there are steps
you can take to minimize loss and protect your staff.
a fire safety program, including an evacuation plan, and review it with staff
your fire suppression system up to code.
portable fire extinguishers on hand, and train staff on proper use of
good housekeeping practices, avoid grease buildup, and properly store flammable
preparedness are essential when dealing with a fire; they can be the difference
between complete devastation and minimal loss.
Operators Members $10 Non-Members $15
*Suppliers Members $20 Non-Members $30
*This luncheon is designed for
operator members; it is recommended that suppliers interested in attending
bring a restaurateur with them – cost is $20 per person for suppliers (price
includes admission for restaurateur).
2:00 p.m. Networking & Mingling
2:45 p.m. Beer, Wine
& hors d' oeuvres
3:15 p.m. Opening
Remarks by Sam Toia
3:30 p.m. Educational
Seminar and Q & A
4:15 p.m. Seminar finishes, but hands on training can continue for all that would like to participate
4:15-5:00 Fire simulations continues for all that would like to try, continued networking and one on one questions answered
Illinois Restaurant Association, Heil & Kay Insurance, and Tyco Simplex
Grinnell are hosting an interactive, hands-on Fire Safety Seminar on May 7,
2014, at Jim & Pete’s Pizza in Elmwood Park, IL.