(Lancaster, PA) – Clark Associates, Inc. congratulates 7 of its employees who have recently earned the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers’ (NAFEM) Certified Food Service Professional (CFSP) credential.
The employees who passed the exam represent a cross section of Clark Associates’ divisions, and include Dave Groff, Vice President of Distribution for ClarkIT and The WEBstaurantStore, Inc.; Gene Clark, Vice President of Equipment & Design, Clark Food Service Equipment; Taylor Adams, Pre-Construction Services Manager for 11400, Inc.; Dana Smith, Store Manager of the Harrisburg Restaurant Store; Jeff Dahl, Associate Designer for Clark Food Service Equipment; Becky Smith, Account Manager for ClarkIT; and Rennae Newman, Director of Sales for Clark Service and Parts.
As a trade association of nearly 550 food service equipment and supplies manufacturers across the country, NAFEM established the Certified Food Service Professional (CFSP) credential in 1987 to help foodservice industry organizations provide a more knowledgeable, qualified sales and service team, and raise the professional standards of the industry. The CFSP designation is globally recognized and demanded.
To earn the CFSP credential, individuals must accumulate points based on his or her level of education, industry experience and participation, and continuing education, as well as pass a written exam. Including this group of seven, Clark Associates, Inc. now employs 22 Certified Food Service Professionals. According to NAFEM, 47 people have attained this designation in Pa., and there are a little over 1100 CFSPs nationwide.
About Clark Associates:
Clark Associates is a privately held company headquartered in Lancaster, PA. Employing over 400 people, Clark’s multiple divisions and branches in mechanical, sales, and manufacturing serve a variety of commercial food service customers nationwide. For more information on our business and history, please visit www.clarkinc.biz.