Earn your Food Manager Certification through our online, video-based training and learn what you need to know about food safety in order to keep you and your customers safe.
Our Food Manager Certification is Accepted Across the whole of the USA and will be accepted by your local Health Inspector.
Select your state from the dropdown menu above to learn more.
1. 2 Exam Attempts Available - We are the only company to offer you two exam attempts for the price of 1.
2. 100% Online Video Training (Complete Around Your Lifestyle) - We are the only company in the industry to offer video-based training, and it can be completed wherever, and whenever you have time.
3. Remotely Proctored Exam - There is no need to take your exam in a classroom, due to our virtual proctors. You can complete the whole certification from your home.
4. Certificate Valid for 5 Years - Once you complete and pass your exam you will receive a certificate that will be valid for 5 years.
5. Training & Exam Available in English & Spanish
After you select your state from the dropdown menu above, follow these steps to earn your food manager certification:
Always Food Safe uses video-based learning to give managers in-depth knowledge of food safety and help them run a safer restaurant.
This course is designed to give you an in-depth look at food safety with topics such as temperature control, cleaning and sanitizing, and preventing contamination.
Chapter 1: Introduction
What are your responsibilities as a Food Protection Manager?
Chapter 2: Contamination
Learn more about contamination as well as common allergens.
Chapter 3: Importance of the Food Handler
How does personal hygiene and work attire affect food safety?
Chapter 4: Time & Temperature Control
What do you need to know about time and temperature control?
Chapter 5: Purchasing to Store Room
How to safely deliver and store food.
Chapter 6: Preparation
How to properly thaw, prepare, and cook the food.
Chapter 7: Service
Food safety on the service end.
Chapter 8: Cleaning & Sanitizing
Steps to properly clean and sanitize your kitchen.
Chapter 9: Food Safety Management
Develop a food safety management system.
Chapter 10: Facilities and Pest Management
How to properly handle facilities, garbage, and utilities, plus dealing with unwanted pests.
Learn more about Always Food Safe Food Manager Certification.
A food manager is responsible for keeping customers safe by overseeing the safe storage, preparation, and service of food in the workplace. They must pass a test demonstrating their knowledge of food safety practices, and then they are certified to manage food safety practices in the kitchen.
It is a legal requirement across the USA to have at least one staff member Food Manager trained and on duty at any time in your business. This training gives managers the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to oversee the safe storage, preparation, and service of food in the workplace.
The Always Food Safe Company, Food Protection Manager exam is equivalent to the Food Protection Manager certification programs from the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals (NRFSP), Learn2Serve (360training.com), ServSafe (National Restaurant Association), and Prometric.
Our exam is ANSI accredited, meaning that it meets the required national standards for Food Protection Manager Certification Programs.
All exam forms are what we call equivalent. Each form of the Always Food Safe Company, Food Protection Manager Certification Exam is equivalent in difficulty and content to other exam forms. The forms were constructed by a highly respected psychometrician with an advanced degree in measurement and testing, and in addition, we call on the expert help of many experienced Food Protection Managers, (Subject Matter Experts). Each exam form goes through many processes to ensure that it is equivalent. That way you can be assured that whichever exam form you receive, it will test your knowledge equally and fairly.
The certificate is valid for up to five years from the date of the exam.
The renewal process differs by state. Check with your local health department.
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