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State Regulations Most licensed food establishments must have at least one manager or operator certified in food protection practices. Certification is required for most food establishments, but not all.
Certification Exam Mandatory
Approved Certification Exams Always Food Safe
ServSafe and Prometric
Food Safety Training Requirement No
Certificate Renewal 5 years
Additional Requirements All food service workers employed for organizations licensed by the Division of Hotels and Restaurants must take and pass a food safety training course to acquire a food worker certificate from an accredited program.


Does the food manager need to be present at the food establishment at all times?
When four or more employees are operating in a licensed food facility, a minimum of one certified food protection manager must be there. If there are three or less employees, the certified food manager does not need to be present during that time of operation.

Do I need to have a certified food protection manager on board before I open my business?
The operator or manager of an establishment that is new or undergoing a change-of-operator must have a food manager with the appropriate credential within the first 90 days after opening.

Who is excused from the Food Manager Certification requirement?

  • Simple food establishments that serve only single service individual
  • Already pre-wrapped foods from a licensed food distributor
  • Serve/sell only non-potentially hazardous foods
  • Operators of Transient Retail Food Establishments

What training do you provide in Winconsin?

  • Online Food Manager Training: A self-paced training which 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) which covers the major FDA food theories. This study guide also encompasses Top 5 Tips to Passing the Food Manager Examand two practice tests. This is sent and received through email, but can also be sent and received through the mail for a small shipping and handling fee.
  • Food Manager Exam: This test is conducted at a testing center at a spot near you. You can choose the date of your test, but will need to give notice five business days before you arrive to our office. The test given will be Prometric, a nationally accredited Food Manager certification, and is permitted and recognized by state and county health departments.

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How Would You Like To Take The Exam?

Go to a testing center or take it remotely with your computers webcam.

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