Awards Criteria


At the 1999 National Conference, the CAFP National Board of Directors unanimously supported the creation of a new award to be called the " CAFP Award of Food Service Excellence".

The Award will be presented at the annual Conference host city or geographic area.

The recipient will be a resident of the Conference host city or geographic area.

The selection Committee will be comprised of 3 members from the host Branch and 2 members from the National Executive. The National Award Chair will coordinate the selection process.

Specific criteria for the Award of Food Service Excellence are:

The recipient

  • Will have entrepreneurial vision
  • Will display strength of character
  • Will have documented community involvement
  • Will be a team builder
  • Will have energy and enthusiasm
  • Will be dedicated to the Food Service Industry
  • Will have demonstrated successful financial operation(s)
  • May or may not be a member of CAFP


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