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CDM, CFPP Credential

CMDCFPPCredential_BecomeaCDMA Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM®, CFPP®) has the education, training, and experience to competently perform the responsibilities of a dietary manager and has proven this by passing a nationally-recognized credentialing exam and fulfilling the requirements needed to maintain certified status.

CDM, CFPPs are experts at managing foodservice operations and ensuring food safety. They are responsible for implementation of menus, foodservice purchasing, and food preparation.  They apply nutrition principles, document nutrition information, manage work teams, and much more.  

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A CDM, CFPP has achieved defined competencies in five key areas:

Nutrition
Foodservice
Personnel And Communications
Sanitation And Safety
Business Operations

The Certifying Board for Dietary Managers® (CBDM®) is responsible for the certification program, and the actual exam is conducted by a nationally recognized professional testing firm. The certification program is accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA).

CBDM has a formal policy, the Code of Ethics for Certified Dietary Managers (CDM), and procedures which incorporate due process, for the discipline of certificants.  The Code of Ethics and procedures include the sanction of revocation of the certificate, for conduct which clearly indicates incompetence, unethical behavior and physical or mental impairment affecting the performance of the CDM.

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