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Food Service Sanitation Program

The Illinois Department of Public Health requires that all food service establishments that prepare and serve food will be required to have a certified food service manager on the premises at all times food is being handled. 

The Illinois Food Retailers Association is offering the new 8-Hour Food Service Sanitation Certificate Course throughout the state.  

Cost includes instruction materials, and exam.The certification exam is administered the same day, immediately following the instruction training.
 
In order that we may have adequate course materials available for each class, you must pre-register.


Registration Process for Sanitation Course

Pre-registration is required. Please click on the link below to print out the registration form.  Fax or send completed form to the Illinois Food Retailers Association.  You can also scan and email the registration form to ddurkin@ilfood.org  All courses listed are currently available.

Online Courses

We also offer the New 8 hour online training via your computer.  Once you have completed online course, you may then come into one of our eligible locations to take your exam.

If you are having any problems viewing the schedules or the registration forms below, click on this PDF Adobe icon to download the latest version of the Free Adobe Reader Software.



Sanitation Training Information:


In-Class Suburban Classes
$195 per person


Online Training Classes:
$225 per person

Chicago - Hyde Park Location Training:
$225 per person - ServSafe®

 


Please click on the links below to print out the schedule of classes and the registration form.  


Suburban Area Schedule & Registration Form:

1-Day 8 Hr. Suburban Area Class Schedule

Registration Form for Suburban Area Classes


Chicago / Hyde Park Schedule & Registration Form:

Chicago / Hyde Park location 1-Day 8 Hr. Class Schedule ServSafe®

Registration Form for the Hyde Park / Chicago classes


Online Training Registration Forms

Online Training English - Registration Form

After you have completed your online training, you are required to take the Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification FSSMC test at one of our available class locations which are listed on our Online Test Schedule.  When registering, please indicate if you will be taking the test at our Chicago location or a Suburban location.

Online Test Schedule - Suburban Locations

Online Test Schedule - Chicago Location


Online Spanish Training


Online training will be in Spanish - Your choice of taking exam in English or Spanish exam. 

Cost:

$225 per person for online Spanish training.

Once you have completed the online training course, you may then take the exam at our Hyde Park/Chicago location.


Online Training Spanish - Registration Form


Online Spanish Test Schedule




Downstate Illinois Class Locations

COST:  $145.00 per person


New - 1-Day 8 Hr. Class Schedule 

Downstate Illinois Registration Forms


Downstate In-class training - Registration Form


ONLINE Training - Registration Form


ONLINE Training - Downstate Test Schedule


Once you have completed the online training course, you will then then attend one of our available class locations to take the exam.  (The 2nd class day of any of the locations on our schedule that have a Course Code starting with a "S" would be available.)  


**NEW**

Illinois Food Handler Training Program

All food handlers other than someone holding a Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification that are working in restaurants must obtain training in basic safe food handling principles by July 1, 2014.

FAQ's On the Food Handler Training Program

Food Handler Training Cost:
$9.95 per person

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 



Click on the link below to print out the FOOD SERVICE SANITATION MANAGER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM REQUEST FORM

This form can be used when:

You are renewing your certificate and you did not receive this renewal form in the mail.

You do not need to fill out this form when you are receiving your certificate for the first time.


ILLINOIS FOOD SERVICE SANITATION MANAGER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM REQUEST FORM


If you have a current State of Illinois certificate and would like to obtain a City of Chicago certificate, please click on the link below.

CHICAGO FOOD SERVICE SANITATION MANAGER CERTIFICATION PROGRAM REQUEST FORM


ILLINOIS FOOD RETAILERS ASSOCIATION
1919 S. Highland Ave, Lombard, IL 60148
630.627.8100 Fax: 630.627.8106 Toll-free: 800.624.6712