Restaurants and Food Services

Restaurants and Food Services


The American Culinary Federation provides education, certification, job listings, and other resources.

180 Center Place Way
St. Augustine, FL 32095-8859
Tel: (904) 824-4468
Fax: (904) 940-0741

International Food Service Executives Association offers educational programs, scholarships and mentorships, and other career-development resources.

4955 Miller Street, Suite 107
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033-2294
Tel: (855) 273-6379

This trade association offers information on certification and other career information.

10440 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 300
Columbia, MD 21044-3648
Tel: (410) 290-5410
Email: info@nace.net


For information on the restaurant industry and careers, contact the National Restaurant Association.

2055 L Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, D.C. 20036-3006
Tel: (800) 424-5156
Tel: (202) 331-5900
Email: membership@restaurant.org


This trade association offers information on food service employee requirements and training

2055 L St., NW
Washington, D.C. 20036-4983
Tel: (800) 424-5156
Email: comms@nraef.org


For information about a career in restaurant management, contact the Restaurant Facility Management Association.

2801 Network Blvd., Suite 100
Frisco, TX 75034-1879
Tel: (972) 805-0905
Fax: (972) 805-0906
Email: info@rfmaonline.com


For employment opportunities in the Canadian restaurant and food service industry, contact Restaurants Canada.

1155 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON M6J 1J4
Tel: (800) 387-5649
Tel: (416) 923-8416
Fax: (416) 923-1450

To find out more about opportunities for women in the food industry, visit the WCR's Web site.

115 South Patrick Street, Suite 101
Alexandria, VA 22314-3000
Tel: (877) 927-7787