Certified Food Service Manager Requirement to Comply with CFR § 483.60 Food and Nutrition Services

AAA Food Handler can assist with the new regulatory requirements outlined in § 483.60 of the Food and Nutrition Services guidelines issued by CMS regarding Long Term Care Facilities.

Crucial Insights: Staffing Requirements for Food and Nutrition Services in Long-term Care Facilities

One crucial aspect highlighted in the regulation is the staffing requirement. 

In case your organization does not have a full-time Qualified Dietitian or Nutrition Professional, you may designate a person to serve as the director of food and nutrition services with one of the following qualifications:

  • A certified dietary manager or
  • A certified food service manager or
  • Has similar national certification for food service management and safety from a national certifying body;
  • Has an associate’s or higher degree in food service management or in hospitality, 
  • Has 2 or more years of experience in the position of director of food and nutrition services in a nursing facility setting and has completed a course of study in food safety and management

To read full details of the new regulation CFR § 483.60, click here.

Closing the Gap: How AAA Food Handler Can Help Your Organization Comply with § 483.60

To ensure compliance with these regulations, it is recommended to assess the current staffing structure, identify any gaps, and take necessary steps to meet the requirements outlined in § 483.60.

AAA Food Handler can assist your staff in achieving the requirements of a Certified Food Service Manager.  

Unlocking Success: AAA Food Handler’s Accredited Program for Certified Food Service Managers

AAA Food Handler is nationally accredited by ANAB (ANAB National Accreditation Board (ANAB) and the Conference for Food Protection (CFP) to provide a Certified Food Service Manager Program.

To view our accreditation with ANAB, click here.

If you have any questions or if there’s anything we can do to get your staff certified as a food service manager, contact us at support@aaafoodhandler.com or 714-592-4100

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