EI's Certified Food & Beverage Executive (CFBE) Program Features New Format, New Content
The CFBE program is the highest professional certification for food and beverage executives offered by EI. Candidates must hold a position as an executive level manager or food and beverage director of a hotel food and beverage operation, general manager of a freestanding restaurant, or executive chef with at least two years’ experience in one or more qualifying positions (or have one year of experience in a qualifying position, plus at least a two-year post-secondary degree or completion of EI’s Food and Beverage Management Area of Specialization).
“The CFBE is very focused; it covers the real nuts and bolts of doing the job,” said Raymond Burton, CHA, CFBE, CHE, senior F&B consultant, North America, Intercontinental Hotel Group. He teaches CFBE review sessions for food and beverage directors working for IHG’s Holiday Inn brand, which mandates the CFBE. “It gives us the ability to gauge someone’s true dedication to their profession. Earning the CFBE shows that they are serious about F&B.”
The cost of the CFBE program is $350 for AH&LA members; $475 for nonmembers.For additional information or to download an application, visit . Or call 888-575-8726 or 407-999-8100.
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