NAFEM enjoys a strong partnership with the Culinary Institute of America (CIA)
to educate future foodservice industry
professionals, discuss emerging equipment needs and understand worldwide food and flavor trends.
- Broaden knowledge about research influencing the industry.
- Identify, develop and promote best practices and new innovation.
- Increase collaboration and dialog between NAFEM and CIA community.
- Advance curriculum development on all CIA campuses.*
- Establish a foodservice equipment and supplies Advisory Board.
- Act as an advisor to NAFEM.
- Promote awareness about NAFEM and industry trends.
Chef Brad Barnes, CMC, Director CIA Consulting and Industry Programs, is
the first recipient of the NAFEM Professorship in Culinary Arts. The
position is dedicated to specialized research in food equipment
manufacturing, curriculum development and industry education and
strengthens the relationship among the CIA, NAFEM, NAFEM members
and foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturers.
- Menus of Change, a leadership initiative & annual summit co-presented by The Culinary Institute of America and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health - Department of Nutrition, envisions the convergence of nutrition and public health, environmental and social imperatives, the culinary arts, and innovation within the business of American foodservice. NAFEM members may help support this initiative through sponsorship which allows a company representative to attend, learn and engage with this influential audience. For information, contact Shara Orem at email@example.com or 707-967-2439.
- A Healthier Menu for the Soldiers at Fort Bragg
- Trends 2016