State Requirements: Food Protection Manager per location. Food Handlers must have a food worker card.
Food Protection Manager: Required.
Food Handlers: Required.
Exceptions: Anchorage does not require a Certified Food Safety Manager if you are not considered type 2 and Type 3 risk.
Food Manager Training Hours: Recommended but not required.
Food Handler Training Course: Required - Anchorage requires Food Handler training within 30 days of hire.
Food Manager Certification and Food Handler Certificate Renewal: Food Manager every 3 years; Food Handler every 3 years for Anchorage. The State of Alaska does not have a renewal requirement.
National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Acceptance: Yes
Course Materials Available: Yes
Approved Options: Classroom, Proctored Online and Pearson Vue Centers. Please check with your local jurisdiction or regulatory body for the most current information.