State Requirements: Food Safety Manager on duty at all times and Food Handlers must take an ANSI/ASTM 2659 approved course. After completing an ANSI-accredited certification, the State of Illinois requires one more step to obtain a Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate. Click here for full instructions.
Food Protection Manager: Required.
Food Handlers: Required.
Manager Training Hours: Manager Training Hours: Effective July 1, 2014, 8 hours of training is required. All training must be approved by the Illinois Department of Health.
Food Handler Course: Must be a ANSI/ASTM 2659 approved course.
Food Manager Certification and Food Handler Certificate Renewal: Food Manager every 5 years; Food Handler every 3 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.