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ifsea Certifications


We have partnered with the Foodservice Institute to offer you these career enhancing certifications! All certifications are owned by the Global Foodservice Institute. You MUST have a proctor present to take the test. Click here for proctor sign up. 

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mcfe

Master Certified Food Executive

Our most prestigious level certification for Executive Chefs and top Food Service Executives looking to expand their knowledge beyond just food preparation, presentation and safety.  Subject matter includes Food Service Management, Food Safety, HACCP, Customer Service, Purchasing, Storage and more including industry-related mathematical formulas. IFSEA is responsible for preparing, administering and scoring the academic tests. 


cfe

Certified food executive 

Our top-level certification built for food service directors, store managers and restaurant operators. Subject matter includes Food Service Manager, Food Safety, HACCP, Customer Service, Purchasing, Storage and more including industry-related mathematical formulas. IFSEA is responsible for preparing, administering and scoring the academic tests.


cfm

certified food manager

Created for nursing home food service operations and other skilled care facilities. In nursing homes, the Food Director is required to be a Registered Dietitian (RD), Certified Manager (CM) or Certified Food Manager (CFM). Our certification is the least expensive of the three. IFSEA is responsible for preparing, administering and scoring academic tests. 


cfa

certified food associate

Aimed for high school students or recent graduates. Questions cover food safety, management, customer service, nutrition and culinary terminology to get students ready for real life experience in a food service establishment. The certification looks incredible on a resume and guarantees applicants stand out from the rest when applying for jobs.