The Certified Restaurant Facility Professional (CRFP) Exam is competency-based. The exam will test a person with 3 - 5 years of experience to define the core competencies required to follow the standards of knowledge and skills critical to the restaurant facility management industry. The exam is designed to determine the hands on experience needed by the candidate to pass the exam.
Below you will find a study guide, list of CRFP exam sections & objectives to download to prepare for the exam.
We have also created a RFMA Bookstore under Member Resources to purchase any books needed to study for the exam. Please note that all books in the bookstore are not needed to study for the exam.
Finally, you can purchase the CRFP Resource & Study Guide online or download
the CRFP Study Guide pdf.
CRFP Exam Sections & Objectives
CRFP Study Guide PDF
Section 1.0 - Site Work 6% (percentage of the CRFP exam)Section 5.0 - Electrical Systems 3%
Section 2.0 - Building Components 23%
Section 3.0 - Kitchen Equipment 12%
Section 4.0 - HVAC Systems 5%
Section 6.0 - Plumbing Systems 21%
Section 7.0 - Preventative Maintenance and Cyclical Services 6%
Section 8.0 - Disaster Management 3%
Section 9.0 - Energy Management 2%Section 10.0 - Financial Planning 7%
Section 11.0 - Financial Management 2%
Section 12.0 - Project Management 6%
Section 13.0 - Property Management 1%
Section 14.0 - Codes and Guidelines 3%