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.
The concept of The Shortening Shuttle® began with a man and his wife cleaning restaurants, which included removing excess cooking oil from fryers. They were continually burning themselves as they transported the waste hot oil. They knew there had to be a better way.