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Rhode Island

State Requirements: Shall employ at least one certified full time, on-site manager who is at least 18 years of age. Establishments with 10 or more full-time employees must have at least 2 certified managers.

Food Protection Manager: Required.

Food Handlers: Recommended but not required. 

Exceptions: None.

Manager Training Hours: Specific training regulations - 15 hours.

Food Handler Course: Recommended but not required. 

Food Manager Certification and Food Handler Certificate Renewal: Food Manager every 5 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.