It’s all at NAFEM members’ fingertips – and we encourage them to take full advantage. Many of our 550+ members play an active role in the association – serving on the board and participating in committees. Read on to learn more.
Member engagement opportunities
Professional (CFSP) Program
In 1987, NAFEM established the CFSP Program to educate and raise the bar for foodservice professionalism.
The Annual Meeting &
This biennial, three-day workshop offers valuable education and networking opportunities for executives at NAFEM member companies.
NAFEM committees offer members a unique opportunity to influence critical areas of the industry, from professional development to regulatory and technical issues.
NAFEM’s voice in statehouses and on Capitol Hill gets louder and stronger each year –tackling everything from trade barriers to environmental regulations.
Members rely on our research – including the biennial Size & Shape of the Industry Study – to assist in business planning, product development and benchmark setting.
NAFEM members have a platform to weigh in on and influence constantly evolving industry standards.
U.S Senator Ron Johnson (WI-R) met with 15 Wisconsin companies, including NAFEM members Hatco, represented by Dave Rolston, CFSP, president/CEO, and Vollrath, represented by Steve Heun, CFO, to learn more about the impact on their businesses of the Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs and Section 301 tariffs on Chinese imports.
The Administration has proposed an additional $200 billion in 10% tariffs on Chinese imports. This new list of tariffs (list 3), has been added to list 1 of $34 billion in 25% tariffs that went into effect July 6, and list 2 of $16 billion of 25% tariffs under consideration.
ENERGY STAR® will be hosting a commercial food service (CFS) stakeholder workshop on Sunday, May 20, 2018 from 1:00-3:00pm CT during the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show; EPA is working on the development of the ENERGY STAR Final Version 1.1 Commercial Coffee Brewers specification; and EPA is moving forward with development of the Draft 1 Version 3.0 specification.