Illinois requires that a food handler and a person in charge, an owner, manager or employee of a food establishment (i.e., restaurants, markets, bakeries, bars, food trucks, commissaries, and food facilities that prepare, handle, or serve non-prepackaged potentially hazardous food) demonstrate knowledge of food safety as outlined in the FDA Food Code by successfully passing an approved food safety training course, and if needed, become a certified food manager, take an accredited ANSI-CFP 8-hour food safety certification course, and pass an examination.
Food Handlers are required to take a short 2 hour training course and pass an exam. To become a Certified Food Manager, taking an approved Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) Training Course and passing an exam is necessary. The Learn2Serve Food Protection Manager Certification is approved by the American National Standards Institute and the Conference for Food Protection (ANSI-CFP). This accredited exam is accepted in all states that have mandatory certification requirements for Food Management Professionals. Local requirements may exceed the state’s minimum requirements.
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Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification (FSSMC) & Exam - $99.00
Effective July 1, 2014, two more provisions went into effect; the training hour requirement is reduced from 16 hours to 8 hours inclusive of the exam, and the recertification of a food service sanitation manager must be accomplished by completing an 8 hour training course, inclusive of the exam, and passing an ANSI-CFP accredited exam with a minimum grade of 75%.
Illinois Food Handler Certificate Program – Special $7.00
Required for those individuals that work in restaurants and other non-restaurant facilities such as nursing homes, licensed day care homes and facilities, hospitals, schools, and long-term care facilities.
Illinois Administrative Code - Title 77: Public Health - Part 750. Food Service Sanitation Code
Illinois Food Safety Training Requirements & Re-Certification
Food Safety Training Required For Managers: Yes
Food Safety Training Required Food Handlers: Yes
Food Manager Certification Exam Required: Yes
Re-Training Frequency: Every 5 years
Re-Certification Exam: Every 5 years
Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Food, Drugs and Dairies
525 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62761-0001
Phone: (217) 782-4977
Chicago, Evanston, Peoria, Champaign, Naperville, Springfield, Schaumburg.
Local Requirements: City of Chicago and City of Evanston have Food Service Sanitation Certificate requirements.
Food Service Sanitation Certificate - City of Chicago
A certified Food Service Sanitation Manager is on duty at all times when potentially hazardous food is prepared or served. This person is responsible for overseeing the food handling and preparation process to prevent the occurrence of food-borne illness.
The Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification program is administered by the Department of Public Health and other approved training providers. This program is designed to offer food handlers and supervisors a basic food science background and develop knowledge for the proper handling of food and the unsanitary maintenance of food establishments.
To obtain a Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate you must attend and pass an approved course. A list of approved training providers is available at the following link: Approved Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification Training Programs
The Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate must be posted prominently and should be in plain view of customers. For more information contact the Food Protection Division at: Phone: (312) 746.8030 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Food Service Sanitation Certificate - City of Evanston
A Food Handler is defined as a food employee working with unpackaged food, food equipment or utensils, or food-contact surfaces. Please Note: The City of Evanston does not accept SafeServe, a Food Service Sanitation Manager Certifcation (FSSMC) is required.
ANSI Certified Food Handler/Food Service Manager Certification Courses provided by 360 Training - an approved City of Evanston Provider.
As of July 1, 2014 the State of Illinois requires any food handler, unless that person has a valid Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification(FSSMC), to complete a food handler training course. A food handler is defined as an individual working with unpackaged food, food equipment or utensils, or food-contact surfaces. The State of Illinois Food Code requires that Risk Category 1 and 2 facilities employ one or more certified managers to supervise food service operations.
Most people working in restaurants, on a mobile food truck, caterers, and non-restaurant facilities need food safety training or a food handlers card. To get that card, food handling and serving personnel should complete food handling training. After completing the course, they have to present the food handlers certificate to their local authority and pay the required registration fees.
Food Handler Training is often intended for entry-level professionals in the food service industry, such as servers, chefs, cooks, cashiers, food truck workers, mobile food vendors, caterers, and even convenient store (c-store) clerks. The Food Handler Certificate will require the learner to complete a brief 2-hour training course covering basic food safety principles. At the conclusion of the course, the learner will be tested on their knowledge of the content and learning outcomes. Upon successfully passing the exam, the learner will be issued a Food Handler’s Certificate document (or card).
The Learn2Serve.com ANSI Certified Food Handler course will discuss various food safety issues, regulations, and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment. It will help you to better understand how handling food correctly is not only the law, but it improves safety and reduces risks.
Credit Hours: 2 hrs
At the conclusion of the ANSI Certified Food Handler Certificate program, you should be able to:
Upon successful completion of the course and the exam, you will earn your food handler certificate of completion from your training page.
The Food Safety Manager Principles Course will give you the proper food safety training to help you prepare for the nationally accredited certification exam of the ANSI-CFP (American National Standard Institute – Conference for Food Protection). The Food Safety Manager Principles Course provides necessary training leading up to the Food Protection Manager Certification Exam. This course covers food safety issues, regulations, and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment.
The course is based on the principles and recommendations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Food Code and is recommended for people involved in the preparation, handling, serving and displaying of food. Industry professionals who should consider this program include wait staff, chefs, cooks, bartenders, hosts and hostesses and supervisory personnel, such as the general manager or managers.
Course Hours: 8 Hours
Exam Duration: 1.5 Hours
The Learn2Serve Food Protection Manager Certification (CFPM) Exam is approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Conference for Food Protection (ANSI-CFP). The intent of this examination is to certify that each food manager has demonstrated by means of a food safety certification examination to a certifying organization that he or she has the knowledge, skills and abilities required to protect the public from food borne illness.
This accredited exam is accepted in states that have mandatory certification requirements for Food Management Professionals. The final exam must be passed with a 70% or higher to get credit for completion of this course. Please remember, your examination must be proctored.
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Your employer might ask you to take a ServSafe course to be food safety training qualified. This is simply a food safety training course brand name.
Our Learn2Serve food safety training courses are the same thing as ServSafe and our Certified Food Manager Exam is ANSI-CFP approved and approved for all states.
American National Standards Institute and the Conference for Food Protection (ANSI-CFP) Accreditation Program
Food Protection Manager Certification Program
Company: 360training.com, Inc.
Accreditation ID: 0975
Website: ANSI (American National Standards Institute)
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