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VIRGINIA FOOD HANDLER REQUIREMENTS
All food facilities handling open food items that are potentially hazardous must have at least one certified food manager employed for each establishment. Individuals must acquire a Food Manager Certification from an approved, accredited training program.
|Approved Certification Exams|
Always Food Safe
|Food Safety Training Requirement|
5 years statewide. Specific counties vary.
Some counties have their own training and certification requirements. Contact your local health department for more information.
Yes, for certain counties there is. Food facilities operating in Chesapeake demand 16 hours of training for individuals receiving their certifications for the first and four hours of training for certification renewal. Check with your local health department for special training requirements in your county.
This may depend on special requirements within your county. Food facilities operating in Fairfax County must renew their certification every 5 years. In Chesapeake, certified food managers must renew their certification every 3 years. Always check with your local health department because expiration dates vary between 3 to 5 years, depending on location.
For certain counties, yes, they do. Food facilities operating in Fairfax County are required to be under the immediate management of a Certified Food Manager during every hour of operation. Check with your local health department for more information.
The answer to this is dependent upon the county. We recommend that you contact your local health department for more information, as requirements can vary based on county and location.
- Online Food Manager Training: A self-paced training that is online and incorporates different learning experiences such as graphics, audio, and cooperative learning exercises. This is a very effective learning program.
- Online Study Guide: A study guide (20+ pages) that covers the major FDA food theories. This study guide also encompasses the Top 10 Tips to Passing the Food Manager Exam and two practice tests. All of these are done online.
- Food Manager Exam: The test is conducted online via the Always Food Safe Company which is ANSI accredited and recognized by state and county health departments.