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What CDM Means To Me

Joseph Losacco, CDM, CFPP

Seattle, WA

"I worked 20 years in the restaurant industry before moving into the retirement sector. It was not long into this transition that I realized the need for specialized training and went after my Dietary Manager certification. I’m proud of those initials behind my name, CDM, CFPP..."

Susan Tackaberry, CDM, CFPP

Rogers, MN

“Being a CDM means that I am equipped with the right leadership and management skills that make me a valuable part of the management team. It means that I have the education and knowledge to confidently manage the diets of 140 Alzheimer's and Dementia residents..."

Credentialing Exam


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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