CFSP overview and exam
Chicago, Illinois / August 23-24, 2017
NAFEM’s Chicago headquarters
Through our Certified Foodservice Professional (CFSP) program, we aim to elevate our industry’s professionalism – across the spectrum. This globally recognized, in-demand credential is open to professionals throughout the industry. Read on to learn more.
The CFSP credential was established in 1987 – and remains the most important industry certification for foodservice professionals.
Requirements for certification:
Achieve your CFSP certification through flexible course options.
Industry professionals interested in the CFSP program should send us a note. Read on for more FAQs.
Frequently Asked Questions
There are three levels of achievement in the CFSP program. You advance naturally through the levels of certification as you earn the required number of points.
Login to the CFSP online business center to report industry activities and view your certification records and status. Remember to provide proof of attendance to earn points: simply scan supporting documents into your computer and upload them when you’re on the site.
The overview seminar is a day-long review session offered by NAFEM in preparation for the CFSP exam. It is part of the CFSP In-Person Product Package or it can be purchased separately. NAFEM hosts an overview every August at its Chicago headquarters.
If you are preparing to become certified, you can take the exam at NAFEM headquarters anytime you’re in Chicago. We have ample conference room space and any member of the NAFEM staff can proctor the test. If you prefer to take the test in your hometown, you can use a local proctor. For more information or to schedule your exam, call us at +1.312.821.0201 or contact us here.
Once you have been certified, make sure to add the designation to your email signatures and any day-to-day business communication you send. The logo (.jpg) is available for you to download and NAFEM encourages you to promote your CFSP status whenever possible. You worked hard to achieve the designation – show your commitment to ongoing professional development in the foodservice equipment and supplies industry and help us spread the word about the program!
Once you authorize payment for a CFSP Product Package or any a la carte item, you will not be eligible to receive a refund or transfer the payment to someone else.