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Certified Professional Catering Executive

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National Association of Catering Executives
Certified Professional Catering Executive
9891 Broken Land Parkway, Ste. 301 Columbia
MD 21046


NACE encourages the professional development of caterers and event planners through voluntary participation in its certification program. Achievement of the Certified Professional Catering Executive (CPCE) designation demonstrates expertise in catering and events and is earned by taking a comprehensive examination that covers the core competencies of the industry: Accounting, Beverage Management, Catering Services, Contracts and Agreements, Event Management, Food Production, Human Resources, Sales and Marketing.

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Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 5 Year(s)

Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)? Yes

Renew through Re-Examination? No

Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)? No

Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)? No

This certification is related to Career and Technical Education Career Clusters.
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