IFMA Education Foundation

The IFMA Education Foundation's mission is to give qualified culinary, marketing or food science students financial support toward completion of education requirements through accredited institutions. Thus enabling career-oriented internships and employment opportunities within IFMA member companies and throughout the food industry.

April 2018 Future Foodservice Spotlight: Brian Vess

The IFMA Education Foundation promotes the next generation of foodservice leaders. Learn how one student is using his foodservice stipend to further his studies in Hospitality Management.

March 2018 Future Foodservice Spotlight: Rachel Larson

The IFMA Education Foundation promotes the next generation of foodservice leaders. Learn how one student is using her foodservice stipend to further her studies in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

February 2018 Future Foodservice Spotlight: Mackenzie Holm

The IFMA Education Foundation promotes the next generation of foodservice leaders. Learn how one student is using her foodservice scholarship to further her studies in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Education Foundation Raises $227,660 for Students in 2017

Committed to giving support to qualified culinary, marketing or food science students, the IFMA Education Foundation promotes the next generation of foodservice leaders. See how much the Foundation raised in 2017 for foodservice students to help support their success in foodservice.

January 2018 Future Foodservice Spotlight: Colleen Joseph

The IFMA Education Foundation promotes the next generation of foodservice leaders. Learn how one student is using her foodservice scholarship to further her studies in Nutritional Sciences.

May 19

Gold & Silver Plate Celebration

This Annual IFMA Gold & Silver Plate Awards event during NRA Week enables manufacturers to honor the nation's top operator talent. Annually, IFMA grants Silver Plate Awards in nine operator categories and honors one winner with the prestigious Gold Plate Award on the night of the celebration. This event affords the perfect opportunity to entertain operator customers.