State Requirements: Person in charge must demonstrate knowledge. Certification is required if serving hot food, or utilizing a soda or coffee dispenser. Class 3 and 4 establishments require a minimum of 1 certified manager.
Food Protection Manager: Certification is mandatory if in a class 3 and 4 establishment.
Food Handlers Course: Recommended but not required.
Exceptions: Food Protection Manager is required in the town of Fairfield.
Manager Training Hours: Not required but recommended.
Food Handler Course: Not required but recommended.
Food Manager Certification and Food Handler Certificate Renewal: Food Manager every 3 years; Food Handler every 5 years.
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.