Certified Food and Beverage Manager (CFBM) Certification

Certified Food and Beverage Manager (CFBM) Certification

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IHI’s Certified Food and Beverage Manager (CFBM) certification is a professional certification that works as a credentialing system for the hospitality industry and serves as a valuable indicator of an individual's expertise, knowledge, and skills in a particular field.  The CFBM program is designed for individuals currently working as F&B Managers, Assistant F&B Managers, and Restaurant Managers, or individuals such as General Managers looking to understand food and beverage operations better while validating their competence.  

The CFBM certification will help you stand out and elevate your career, announcing to the world that you have the skills to manage food and beverage operations with exceptional proficiency and a deep understanding of culinary arts and hospitality principles. Also, the program covers both Front of the House and Back of the House topics that will assist you in maximizing efficiency in food and beverage operations while preparing you for your next role.

The program is 100% online and self-paced. The average completion time varies depending on an individual's current skill set; however, the average completion time is 1 to 3 days.

The qualification for this program is that you must have at least one year of relevant work experience as an assistant food and beverage supervisor, food and beverage manager, director of food and beverage, beverage manager, restaurant manager, banquet manager or director of banquets. Similar positions may qualify; however, if uncertain, please forward your CV/resume to info@internationalhospitalityinstitute.com before booking the course. Register today, and you can begin whenever it is convenient for you.

Topics that are covered:

Inventory Management

Food Handling and Safety

Preventive Maintenance

Health Regulations and Inspections

Food Service Techniques

Restaurant Cleaning and Maintenance

Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

Managing Food and Beverage Cost

Emergency Preparedness

Labor Management

Financial Management

Managing Profitability

Capital Budgets

Managing Energy Costs


Benefits of getting certified:

1. IHI certifications are globally recognized.

2. Enhanced professional credibility.

3. You will learn new competencies while enhancing current competencies.

4. Expanded career opportunities. 


  • You will receive an access code to complete your course within 24-48 hours after registering.
  • Email IHI at info@internationalhospitalityinstitute.com after you have completed your course to receive your final formal certificate.
  • All final certifications will be issued electronically.
  • Certifications are valid for five years.    

 Why IHI certifications are relevant to the global hospitality industry:


IHI's professional certifications work as a credentialing system for the hospitality industry and play a pivotal role in serving as a valuable indicator of an individual's expertise, knowledge, and skills in a particular field. These certifications hold immense importance for both individuals and employers alike. For individuals, credentials provide a means to validate their competence, enhance their professional credibility, and demonstrate their commitment to continuous learning and growth. By acquiring industry-recognized certifications, individuals can distinguish themselves from their peers, increase their employability prospects, and open doors to new career opportunities.


Employers can benefit from IHI's credential certifications as they provide a reliable and standardized measure of an applicant's capabilities. Certifications enable employers to make informed hiring decisions, ensuring that candidates possess the necessary qualifications and expertise to excel in their respective roles. Moreover, organizations often rely on certified professionals to uphold industry standards, promote innovation, and maintain a competitive edge. Credential certifications serve as a valuable currency in the modern job market, empowering individuals and enabling organizations to thrive in an increasingly specialized and dynamic world.

IHI reserves the right to request additional information once payment has been received to ensure that your selected program is a good fit. If an individual purchases a course they do not qualify for, IHI will issue a full refund or suggest another course based on their current skill set.