Food Safety Certification Services

Food Safety Certification Services

Food Safety- Manager Certification

The Manager Certification in Food Protection program is a more extensive training that provides managers with in-depth knowledge of proper food safety practices for use in their facilities. Each food service operation and retail food establishment is required to have at least one employee with supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service that has obtained the certification in food protection. 

Food Safety Certification Offerings:

  • LEVEL 1 Food Handler Certification- Level One Certification in Food Protection/Person-in-Charge (PIC) training. This 4 hr basic food handler training is for a person-in-charge at a food establishment. Person-in-charge means an individual present at a food establishment who is responsible for the operation at the time of inspection.
    ​Course Outline.

    • At the conclusion of the Food Handler Training Certificate program, you should be able to:

      • Identify biological, physical, and chemical contamination.

      • Identify foodborne illnesses, signs of food spoilage, types of food prep contamination, and proper temperature control methods.

      • Safely store and prepare meat, poultry, and vegetables.

      • Demonstrate effective food handling techniques that promote cleanliness and safety in food establishments.

      • Discuss the importance of proper personal hygiene in the workplace.

      • Implement appropriate procedures to receive and store food.

      • ​Summarize practices for properly cleaning and sanitizing food contact materials and surface.

    • ​Upon successful completion of the course and the exam, you will earn your food handler certificate of completion.  This certification must be renewed every two years.

  • LEVEL 2 Food Manager Training and ANSI Certification- Employees can earn the Food Protection Manager Certification, accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP). ​​ This is an 8-hour detailed food safety training that is applicable to food establishment employees that have supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation. 

    • Ohio food manager training is for employees who oversee other employees (such as chefs, cooks, servers, preparers, vendors, caterers, supervisors and managers) who are involved in preparing, storing, or handling food that work in: (restaurants, bars, cafes, bakeries, delis, mobile food trucks, assisted-living, day care centers, and convenience stores).

    • Ohio Certified Food Managers- Ohio requires each retail food establishment to have a person-in-charge, an owner, or manager of a food establishment be a Certified Food Manager (CFM) as outlined in the FDA Food Code by successfully passing an accredited ANSI food safety certification exam. 

      • The Food Safety Manager Principles Course provides necessary training to help you prepare for the nationally-accredited ANSI Certification Exam.

      • The ANSI Certification Exam is taken to certify that the food manager has demonstrated that he or she has the knowledge, skills and abilities required to protect the public from foodborne illness.

      • The Food Manager Certification is usually valid for 5 years. However, in a few local jurisdictions this may vary, so make sure to check with your local health authority.

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