International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) Introduces New E-Learning Platform to Industry


CHICAGO, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) today announced the launch of its all-new IFMA Foodservice Education Center, an online learning platform featuring on-demand courses and training opportunities for members of IFMA to enrich their knowledge and understanding of doing business in the restaurant industry.

The IFMA Foodservice Training Center features multi-lesson courses providing the latest foodservice best practices and information. Industry professionals can choose from courses such as ‘Best Practices in National Account Development’, which provide a practical foundation for customer segmentation in sales and marketing and common business planning frameworks. , and an on-demand version of “Foodservice Fundamentals (TM)” allowing newcomer foodservice to learn the basics of the industry.

Each course is taught by subject matter experts and includes course materials and templates to activate learning upon completion of the course. Additionally, the Foodservice Education Center includes shorter course content such as The Restaurant of the Future and Defining the Future of Foodservice, which are included with IFMA membership.

“The Foodservice Education Center offers catering professionals, at multiple levels of experience, the opportunity to deepen their knowledge through a variety of online learning options,” said the President and CEO of IFMA. Larry Oberkfell. “Providing the Center with a self-managed online portal reflects the way professionals want to learn and IFMA is now making this valuable resource available to the industry. ”

Based on the continued feedback from the IFMA Board of Directors and its members, the Foodservice Education Center learning platform will continuously grow, adding new relevant courses that will enable professionals to improve their base. knowledge and develop their careers and activities.

Visit the IFMA Food Service Training Center

for more information, contact Charlie mcconnell, Sr. Director of Insights & Best Practices at [email protected].

About the International Association of Foodservice Manufacturers (IFMA)

The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) is an established trade association serving foodservice manufacturers for over 65 years to improve industry practices and relationships while equipping every foodservice manufacturer with the tools to navigate the world. his future with confidence. By providing insight, developing best practices, and fostering connectivity through events, we enlighten members and drive change that leads to improvement for the individual member organization and the industry as a whole. For more information visit

Media contact:
Alvaro Rojas
International Association of Foodservice Manufacturers (IFMA)
180 North Stetson Avenue, Suite 850
Chicago, Illinois 60601
Phone (312) 253-4685
E-mail: [email protected]


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