This page offers resources which may or may not have been authored by FCSI Members and may have value to FCSI consultant and/or Allied members.
  • Spec Sheet Guidelines
  • AIA Resources for Consultants Presenting to AIA Members
  • S4 Conference – Previous Presentations
  • FCSI The Americas Glossary of Terms
  • Consultant Member Presentations
  • Consultant Member Publications
  • Body of Knowledge Books
  • Resources Authored by FCSI Members
  • Other Recommended Resources
  • Allied Association Resources

Spec sheet guidelines

Recommended Guidelines for Foodservice Equipment Catalog Specification Sheets
Developed in 1992 and Revised in 2015 by FCSI and NAFEM 

Spec Sheet Guidelines (.docx file)                               Spec Sheet Guidelines (.pdf file)

Recommended Guidelines for Foodservice Equipment Catalog Specification Sheets

AIA resources for consultants presenting to AIA members

FCSI The Americas glossary of terms

Consultant member presentations

Consultant member publications

Body of knowledge books [2015]

These books are strongly suggested resources for the Professional Membership Process when a Senior Associate is preparing for the exams to become a Professional Member of FCSI.
by Jack P. Jefferies & Banks Brown
by Chris Thomas, Edwin Norman, FCSI & Costas Katsigris

Books authored by FCSI members

FCSI is proud of its membership and its contributions to the industry.
by Chris Thomas, Edwin Norman & Costas Katsigris

Recommended resources

These resources are recommended by a variety of folks who believe they will contribute to the knowledge and understanding of the industry.

by Lewis Reed
by June Payne Palacio & Monica Theis
Edward E. Sanders, Timothy Hill & Donna J. Faria
Foodservice Management
by June Payne & Monica Theis
by Carl R. Scriven & James W. Stevens
Professional Kitchens, Planning, Design & Equipment – FCSI CFSP Study Guide – NAFEM

Consultant resources

Professional Liability Insurance

Brenda Teems
Complete Equity Markets, Inc.
w 847.777.7454 ~ f 847.777.7464


Allied association resources

The NAFEM Showplace is a FREE, online, 24/7 marketplace designed to extend the energy and communication generated by each face-to-face NAFEM trade show. It takes the right decisions on equipment, supplies and efficiency to create and run a successful facility. The NAFEM Showplace is a community of manufacturers and experts combined with technology tools and smart systems to research equipment and plan projects. NAFEM invites you to join this community as you face the daily challenges of facility creation and management.
National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities
Food Service Facilities and Student Dining Spaces