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The Food Service Wellness Institute™

Connecting  Onsite Dining to the Next Generation of Wellness


Why Bother with Wellness?

The Food Service Wellness Institute™

Setting the Benchmark for Wellness Excellence in Onsite Dining

Wellness has entered a whole new era  
and addressing it is a whole new ballgame

Wellness has become a top priority for onsite foodservice, but it's no longer just about offering healthier choices that promote physical health. 

From the "healthy dining choice" to the "healthy dining experience". 

It's now about whole-person wellness. Delivering experiences that enhance diners' quality of life. Those that impact their physical health, but also their mental, emotional, social and other areas of wellbeing, including how they feel, think and perform. 

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The COVID Pandemic
has put safety at the forefront
of wellness with an emphasis on ensuring safe food, regulated practices, and safe staff and customer experiences.

All part of enhancing
whole-person wellness.  

This new era of wellness demands new knowledge and skills, specialized resources, and new approaches. 
And that's where we come in....


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Onsite dining experiences through Certified Centers of Wellness Excellence

are better experiences.

In today's competitive marketplace, wellness provides an opportunity for onsite dining companies to differentiate through a wide variety of wellness approaches, each with their own unique value proposition. This has worked well in the past. However, as wellness has evolved, an important question has emerged.. What does wellness now mean to onsite dining? As our industry struggles to answer this, we use conflicting definitions for wellness, creating confusion, complexity and ambiguous expectations.


We can do better.


The Foodservice Wellness institute provides onsite dining with a benchmark and framework for best in class wellness programming through certified wellness standards for excellence. Our certification is a nationally recognized symbol of wellness proficiency, and it is backed by leading health and wellness organizations and individuals paving the way to increase our industry's value proposition as leading drivers of wellbeing.


Our Mission

Empowering onsite dining as centers of excellence to deliver best in class wellness solutions.



Our Vision

To be recognized as onsite foodservice industry's leading wellness authority

Our Objectives

  • Institute standards of wellness excellence for best in class programming

  • Connect onsite foodservice to the rapid evolution of wellness through convenient access to education and resources centered around the latest science, legislation, market research, and best practices


  • Empower onsite foodservice with wellness expertise to align with client organizational wellness initiatives, and provide diner experiences that address multiple areas of wellbeing 


  • Facilitate effective integration between onsite dining and organizational wellness 


  • Serve as a strong united front to seize opportunities, address concerns, and influence change  including  industry policy, guidelines, and legislation



  • Provide a vehicle for industry members to promote and share wellness concepts, ideas, and best practices



Acquire the expertise you need in today's wellness-driven market.


FSWC certification is recognized by the following national organizations for continuing education credits  

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Wellness Insights

Impact of COVID-19 on food trends 

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