Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates

The International Association of Correctional Food Service Professionals

Certification Program

Objectives of the ACFSA Voluntary Certification Program
  • To increase level of excellence within our profession.
  • To raise the professional standards of foodservice personnel.
  • To encourage self-assessment by offering guidelines for achievement.
  • To award special recognition to foodservice personnel who have demonstrated a high level of competence and professionalism in foodservice.
  • To promote education and training in correctional foodservice.

Use of CCFP Designation

As a Certified Correctional Foodservice Professional (CCFP), you may use the CCFP designation with name on letterheads, business cards, and all forms of address.

Certification is for individuals only. The CCFP designation may not be used to imply that an institution or firm is certified.

Certification Documents

If you have questions, or can't download these forms and need them mailed to you, please contact ACFSA headquarters

News Items

School Nutrition Association (SNA)
July 9th-12th, 2017

Webinar: Managing Diets in Correctional Facilities
July 11th, 2017
Webinar Free for members; $49 for Non-Members

Today there is a growing number of inmates in the prison population that require special diets due to allergies, medical conditions, and for religious beliefs. Listen and join in on the discussion with one of the top experts on this subject matter of managing special diets in a correctional facility.

CA Chapter Meeting
July 19th, 2017

Pacific Northwest Chapter Meeting
August 9th, 2017

American Correctional Association (ACA) Congress of Correction
August 18th-23rd, 2017

Annual International Conference
September 24-27, 2017

Spring 2017 Insider