Association of Correctional Food Service Affiliates

The International Association of Correctional Food Service Professionals

Membership Benefits

  • Education programs which qualify for credit in the Certified Correctional Foodservice Professional (CCFP) program as well as a variety of other continuing education and certification programs.
  • Reduced rates for ACFSA certification and re-certification (CCFP).
  • Participation in state and regional educational seminars and conferences at reduced rates.
  • Professional, high-quality membership certificate and card.
  • Participation in the Association's International Conference and trade show at reduced rates.
  • Subscription to ACFSA's quarterly INSIDER magazine, with news pertaining to correctional foodservice activities of the Association and your fellow members, as well as industry-specific educational articles.
  • Membership in the growing network of state chapters.
  • Communication regarding professional and organizational matters with your designated state representative.
  • Listing in the National Membership Directory--which includes you and all other individual members, institutional members and professional partners--in a convenient networking-index format with address, phone, fax, e-mail and web site information.
  • Reduced rate on purchase of the ACFSA Food Service Manual, a practical guide for providing high quality food service, which was written by professionals for correctional and detention facility staff.
  • Eligibility to apply for one of the annual ACFSA Scholarships of up to $750, to finance continuing education and related professional development activities including attendance at conferences.
  • Eligibility to apply for professional recognition awards (up to $1000 to be used to attend the International Conference.)

News Items

Webinar: Food Allergies, Intolerances, Taste Fatigue, and Food Jags
November 1st, 2017
Webinar Free for members; $49 for Non-Members

Pacific Northwest Chapter Meeting
November 8th, 2017

California Chapter Meeting
November 9th, 2017
Life in LA County Jail
Professional Relationships with Inmate Workers
Round Table Discussion/Networking

American Correctional Association (ACA) Winter Conference
January 5th-9th, 2018

School Nutrition Association (SNA)
January 21st-23rd, 2018

Annual International Conference
September 24-27, 2017

Fall 2017 Insider