CDM, CFPP Recognition

CDM, CFPPs work hard and continue to innovate on a daily basis. ANFP recognizes these accomplishments in many ways, including ANFP Awards and CDM, CFPP of the Month.

ACE Awards 2021

ANFP Awards

ANFP recognizes CDM, CFPPs who demonstrate excellence! ANFP Awards are presented at the Annual Conference & Expo (ACE). These awards recognize CDM, CFPPs and industry leaders for their contributions.

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CDM, CFPP of the Month

ANFP recognizes a CDM, CFPP each month who has incorporated an innovative program or operational change in their facility/organization that has received positive results for the facility, staff, or residents. The CDM, CFPP of the Month is featured on ANFP social media, in eNews, on the website, and in the Nutrition & Foodservice Edge magazine CDM, CFPP Spotlight feature. 


Everyday Heroes 

A new feature in 2021, Everyday Heroes recognizes CDM, CFPPs and their teams who have shown leadership and creativity in the face of adversity. At the onset of the pandemic, the way CDM, CFPPs operate their facilities has fundamentally changed. Our Everyday Heroes are inventive, adaptive individuals who have thought of unique solutions to maintain productivity and morale. If you or someone you know is an example of a leader in crisis, consider submitting a nomination. Everyday Heroes will be featured on ANFP social media, in a monthly e-mail, on the website, and in Nutrition & Foodservice Edge magazine.

Nomination Form

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What CDM, CFPP Means to Me

The CDM, CFPP is a prestigious credential that signifies an expert in non-commercial foodservice operations. Each CDM, CFPP has a special relationship with the credential. We invite you to share a few sentences on what being a CDM, CFPP has meant to you! What CDM, CFPP Means to Me stories are shared on the CBDM website, on our social media pages, and in Nutrition & Foodservice Edge magazine.

Share Your Story

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Career Reflections

All CDM, CFPPs have an interesting story about how they began working in foodservice and the many places their career has taken them over the years. Career Reflections is a new series on ANFPtv that focuses on ANFP members as they reflect on their foodservice story. We want to know how YOU started working in food service and how your career has grown. Career Reflections is a video series on ANFPtv and will be featured on ANFP’s social media pages. Nominate yourself or a colleague for Career Reflections.

Reflect on Your Career

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My Recipe for Success 

Have you spent a career in food service? Share your wisdom and advice in a new feature from ANFP. My Recipe for Success is aimed at retired members or those who have spent a long career in food service. Share the biggest lessons you’ve learned to a lengthy, fruitful, and successful career in the non-commercial foodservice industry. My Recipe for Success articles will appear in Nutrition & Foodservice Edge magazine and will be featured on ANFP’s website and social media pages. Nominate yourself or a colleague for My Recipe for Success. 

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Celebrate Pride in Foodservice Week!

Pride in Foodservice Week

February 1-5, 2021 is designated “Pride in Foodservice Week” by the Association of Nutrition & Foodservice Professionals (ANFP). This recognition week will applaud nutrition and foodservice professionals and other members of the nutrition services team for their hard work and dedication on the job. In its 30th year, Pride in Foodservice Week will be celebrated in facilities across the country in various inventive ways.

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