Why Join ANFP

The Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP) is the nation's leading organization of professionals involved in the management of nutrition and foodservice. Our members join for many reasons, including:

  • To enter a community of more than 15,000 like-minded foodservice professionals.
  • To obtain professional development opportunities within the foodservice industry.
  • To access guidance and expertise to help develop and grow in their career.

Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM, CFPP) Credential


The CDM, CFPP credential is one of the most popular benefits for ANFP members. By earning your CDM certification, you will become a peer with the elite nutrition and foodservice managers in the field. Completion of the CDM program is proven way to advance your career and make an impact in the foodservice industry.

Member Benefits

ANFP provides members with a multitude of benefits and resources to help them succeed in the foodservice industry. According to members, the top three member benefits are:

Nutrition & Foodservice Edge Magazine®
Read by more than 15,000 nutrition and foodservice professionals nationwide and one of the most respected publications in the industry. Make sure to visit the archive of past issues.

Online Member Community
Network and connect with peers via the ANFP member community, ANFPConnect, and discuss topics of interests or other subject matters.

Professional Development
Whether it is face-to-face events, ANFP products or services such as online courses or webinars, or always staying up-to-date with industry news, ANFP allows members the opportunity to grow and develop their skills.

For a full list, visit our Member Benefits page


ANFP advocates for members regarding issues that affect the Certified Dietary Manager, food safety, and the foodservice profession. Visit our advocacy page to learn more.