ANFP Mission & Background
Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) is a national not-for-profit association established in 1960 that today has over 14,000 professionals dedicated to the mission of providing optimum nutritional care through foodservice management.
ANFP is an influential, proactive, and vibrant organization that advances the careers of nutrition and foodservice professionals while serving as the indispensable source of industry best practices.
ANFP is the nation's leading source for nutrition and foodservice professionals, promoting career development, setting best-practice standards, and strengthening the profession of nutrition and foodservice management.
STATEMENT OF CORE VALUES
Professionalism: ANFP members are leaders who demonstrate the highest standards of their profession, adhere to a code of ethics, and pursue lifelong learning.
Integrity: ANFP members demonstrate pride in their work and are respected members of the leadership team.
Advocacy: ANFP members are advocates for those they serve and demonstrate that they care about their health and quality of life.
Best practices: ANFP members implement nutrition and foodservice best practices and impart that knowledge to those they serve and lead.
ANFP members work in hospitals, long-term care, schools, correctional facilities, and other non-commercial foodservice settings. The association provides foodservice reference, publications and resources, employment services for members, continuing education and professional development, and certification programs. ANFP monitors industry trends and legislative issues, and publishes one of the industry's most respected magazines.
The ANFP National Leadership Conference and Regional Meetings offer unique opportunities to enjoy timely educational sessions and network with colleagues. ANFP also provides industry leadership in the area of food protection, and offers online resources about food safety and sanitation.
For more information about ANFP, please contact Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals by telephone at 800.323.1908 or 630.587.6336, or by e-mail.