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  • Attendees Believe in the Power of Foodservice at ANFP Annual Conference & Expo

    St. Charles, IL - The Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) hosted its Annual Conference & Expo (ACE) from June 1-4 at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld in Orlando, FL. The theme of the conference was “Believe in the Power of Foodservice” and more than 400 attendees participated in four days of education, networking, and exhibits.
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  • ANFP Recognizes 2018 Award Recipients at Annual Conference & Expo

    St. Charles, IL - The Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) recently presented awards to several individuals and corporate partners that demonstrate the highest level of dedication to the association and the foodservice industry. The honors were awarded during ANFP's Annual Conference & Expo (ACE), which took place June 1-4 in Orlando, Fla. The ANFP awards program celebrates foodservice industry innovators and applauds individuals who advance and support Certified Dietary Managers and the CDM, CFPP credential.
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  • ANFP Announces 2018-19 Officers and Directors

    St. Charles, IL - The Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) is pleased to announce its new 2018-2019 national leaders. These individuals took office June 1, 2018 and represent ANFP, the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers, and/or the Nutrition & Foodservice Education Foundation.
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  • Jun

    CDM, CFPP Informational Webinar

    You've likely seen the CDM, CFPP credential after someone's name or you may have heard about the CDM Certification Exam, but what exactly is the credential and how can it affect your career?
  • Jul

    ANFP Member Benefit Webinar: Office Depot Discount Program

    Are you using your ANFP member benefits? Join us for a FREE 30-minute educational webinar on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 1PM CT to learn about the advantages of buying your office supplies through the ANFP Office Depot/ Office Max member benefit program.
  • Aug

    ANFP Member Benefit Webinar: Long Term Care, Myths vs. Facts

    The Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals has partnered with LTC Global, one of the nation’s premier experts in long-term care planning to help educate members about long-term care solutions, as well as to provide a long-term care insurance program to members and their families at a special discounted rate.

What CDM Means To Me

James Benard, CDM, CFPP
Palmer, AK

"First and foremost, it means being a coach of the team that works together to provide the best possible service and high quality, safe food to our customers."

Allison Adrian, CDM, CFPP, CFSM
Papillion, NE

"I feel that the knowledge and experience help deliver excellent care, high-quality patient service, exceptional nutritional programs, and safe and healthy meals."

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A Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM®|CFPP®) has the education and experience to competently perform the responsibilities of a dietary manager and has proven this by passing a nationally recognized credentialing exam.

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