Food Service Wellness Training &
Certification Course

The expertise you need for today's health-driven marketplace
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About this course

  • Specifically tailored to food service
  • Perfect for chefs, managers, supervisors, support staff and anyone involved with wellness and healthy dining
  • A comprehensive yet efficient way to become wellness certified with FSWC designation and obtain continuing education credits from ACF, ANFP, and CBDM
  • A one-stop-shop for the essential knowledge for creating and implementing the healthy dining experience with success
  • Industry and consumer wellness trends, consumer insight, purchase drivers, legislation
  • Nutrition basics and application to healthy dining
  • Healthy food production and service techniques
  • Menu, program, marketing and communication concepts
  • Evolution of wellness and connection to onsite dining
  • Creating the wellbeing experience through onsite dining
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The expertise you need for today's health-driven marketplace

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Franceen Friefeld, RD., LD., P.H.Ec.

CEO, Board Chair, The Food Service Wellness Institute
Franceen’s work is backed by over 35 years of experience as a leading dietitian in the foodservice arena, professional speaker, 3-time published author, media professional, and TV food show host.

As the CEO and board chair for the Foodservice Wellness Institute, and a health and wellness thought leader for onsite dining, Franceen has implemented healthy dining and wellness initiatives programs in over 6,000 locations across North America. Franceen supports organizations with wellness strategy, positioning and programming. In line with her mission to inspire engagement and healthy change, she offers consumer-centric solutions that drive participation, sales, and customer retention and ensures that organizational changes to incorporate wellness are healthy, sustainable, and profitable.

Cited as one of the top speakers and wellness strategists for the foodservice industry, Franceen is an empowering and entertaining speaker who presents at conferences and corporations nationwide. She brings her food industry inside knowledge to audiences through her public speaking, books, and broadcast media appearances.
Franceen is the co-author of The Healthy Weigh (featured on bestsellers) and Fill Up Not Out®: which has been rated one of the top nutrition books by Her third, book is titled Healthy Meals for Your Busy Life Cookbook.

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Frequently asked questions

Who is this course designed for?

Specifically tailored to food service, this wellness training and certification program is perfect for chefs, food service managers, supervisors, support staff and others who are designing and implementing a healthy dining offer.

Is the information in this training course credible?

Yes. It has been developed by dietitians, nutritionists and foodservice professionals who have compiled best practices and developed and implemented healthy dining programs in over 6000 establishments nationwide.

How can all the information I need on wellness be provided in only thirteen hours of content?

This program cuts through the clutter of all the complex lengthy reports, information and misinformation on wellness and delivers the credible nuts and bolts needed to deliver a strong healthy dining program. It is a compilation of best practices and the most essential information on consumer and market trends, legislation, healthy dining principles including nutrition, food production and service, and concept development that provide participants with strong foundational knowledge needed for healthy dining success.

How do I obtain my certification?

A certification is issued once the online exam is passed. The exam can be taken repeatedly until a passing grade is achieved.

How often do I need to renew my certification?

The certification is good for 2 years and needs to be refreshed every two years to maintain the FSWC certification.

Can I stop and start the course at my convenience?

Yes. The course is divided into six sections and conveniently taken on line, either all at once, or in increments depending on your student’s preference.

Do you offer discounts for bulk course enrollment? 

We sure do! Just click the button at the bottom of the page to purchase bulk licenses for staff training

Is there any kind of guarantee?

We are so confident that you will succeed in your certification that we offer a 100% money back guarantee if you are not completely satisfied. 
Please note: refunds will only be issued if less than 50% of the course has been completed.

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