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What CDM Means To Me

Barbara Thomsen, CDM, CFPP

Norwalk, IA

“Being given the opportunity to become a CDM opened my world to being able to embrace my passion for cooking and caring for our most treasured resource: our elders!  Leading staff in creating safe and memorable meals...”

Rocky Dunnam, CDM, CFPP

Amarillo, TX

“Coming from a background in restaurants and resorts across the Southwest, I always envisioned my career in that setting. It wasn’t until I took a position as an Executive Chef for a hospital that I realized the impact...”      

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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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