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Elevating Patient Satisfaction: Celebrating Alaska Native Medical Center’s Transition to Self-Operated Foodservice!

  • May 09 2024
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The Association for Healthcare Foodservice is delighted to extend our heartfelt congratulations to the Alaska Native Medical Center (ANMC) for their successful transition to self-operated…

AHF Members Transform Hospital Cafeterias into Hubs of Sustainability: Spotlight on UC San Diego Health

  • May 02 2024
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At UC San Diego Health, Jill Martin and Rodney Fry lead a remarkable initiative that transcends traditional healthcare foodservice boundaries. Rodney, Executive Chef at UC…

Innovative Solutions in Action: A Month in Review with AHF's Online Member Community

  • May 01 2024
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April proved to be a bustling month for operators, filled with special events, holidays, and celebrations. Amidst the whirlwind of activity, the AHF online member…


AHF Webinar: Addressing the RDN Shortage: Strategies for Sustainable Solutions

  • Wednesday, July 24 - Wednesday, July 31, 2024

Registration coming soon! 

AHF 2024 Annual Conference

  • Friday, August 23 - Sunday, August 25, 2024


Espresso Machines

  • June 16 2024
  • Alicia Hartleben

Hello, Curious on what brand of espresso machine are everyone favorite. We have a high volume at a 400 plus bed hospital and looking to…

Operator Resources & Tools

AHF provides a wealth of documents, publications and resources designed to help operator members effectively run their facilities and resident communities. Join as a member to gain access to our expansive library of resources:

  • Resources for facilities under threat from a contractor, transitioning to self-op status, or needing to prove value
  • Resources for operators looking for financial best practice and presentation/tracking templates
  • AHF’s Regulatory Resource Center
  • Resources for operators looking to improve operational efficiency (includes reporting templates)

AHF Benchmarking Express

AHF’s Benchmarking Express™ is a robust online program offering streamlined reporting, performance indicators, reports, statistics, and trend graphs that drive success. The program is free to AHF’s self-operated acute care and senior dining members. It is a sophisticated system where members can enter monthly data points and analyze their operation across 30+ Key Performance Indicators (KPI). It goes beyond a simple annual dashboard of industry metrics, giving your operation data a home while providing real-time benchmarking functionalities.

Directories, Discussions, Recipes & More

Tap into the power of hundreds of operators from across the country through AHF’s programs, resources, documents, tools, and more. 

  • Business Partner Directory Find products, services, and supplier contact details without endless google searches!
  • Document Library – Our expansive library of resources, AHF publications, tools, and more. Right at your fingertips. 
  • Recipe Index Searchable, fresh, recipes to utilize in your facility or resident community. 
  • Online Discussion Community – Hundreds of operators ready to answer questions and share insights. 

AHF Job Board

AHF’s Career Center is curated for the self-operated foodservice industry. It includes postings from across the acute care and senior living industry.  Its free for all AHF members to post, and a minimal fee for non-members. 

AHF’s Diamond Sponsors

Welcome to AHF

Building on a history of advocacy for self-operators, AHF has become the authoritative voice of the self-operated healthcare and senior dining foodservice industry, empowering self-operators to achieve success in caring for their patients, residents, and colleagues.

What Our Members Say About Us

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Joining AHF as a sponsor is a great way to gain exposure to the self-operated foodservice community. Our members are decision-makers making every conversation a meaningful one.