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Certified Food Service Manager Program

Environmental Health Services
9100 Franklin Square Drive, Suite 230
Baltimore, Maryland 21237-3903
Email: ehs@baltimorecountymd.gov

Phone: 410-887-FOOD (3663)
TTY users call via Maryland Relay

Environmental Health Services (EHS) requires the operators of each medium and high priority food service facility to have a certified food manager on site during all hours of operation. 

  • Certified Food Service Manager - Level I is required for medium and high priority facilities. These facilities can operate one or more days per week. If a non-profit facility operates four or more days per week, a Certified Food Service Manager - Level I is required.

  • Certified Food Service Manager - Level II is required for a volunteer fire company or bona fide non-profit fraternal, civic, veteran, religious, or charitable organization that operates a high or medium priority food service facility three days or less per week.

Certified Food Manager Instructors List (PDF) – This is a list of instructors that has been approved by the Interjurisdictional Food Certified Manager Committee.

Certified Food Service Manager - Level I 

Download the Certified Food Service Manager - Level I Application (PDF).

Application Instructions:

  • The original application must be returned to Environmental Health Services. 

  • A legible copy of the certifying organization certificate must be attached to the application. This certificate is only valid in Baltimore County for three years from the date of the examination.
    Note:
    The certifying organizations are National Restaurant Association, ServSafe; Prometric, Inc. (Thomson Prometric or Experior Assessments) or National Registry of Food Safety Professionals.

  • The fee for a Baltimore County Certified Manager - Level I Identification Card is $25. The cost of a replacement card is $15. Make check or money order payable to "Baltimore County, Maryland." Payment cannot be made with cash.

Certified Food Service Manager - Level II

Download the Certified Food Service Manager Level II Training registration (PDF). This training is provided at no cost for individuals who will be responsible for food service activities at volunteer fire companies or bona fide non-profit fraternal, civic, veteran, religious, or charitable organizations that operate a high or medium priority food service facility three days or less per week.

Training Registration Instructions:

Complete and return application via fax, email or mail:

  • Fax: 410-887-3392

  • Email: ehs@baltimorecountymd.gov

  • Mail: Environmental Health Services, 9100 Franklin Square Drive, Suite 230, Baltimore, Maryland 21237-3903

Training Dates

Participants must be pre-registered to attend any of the training sessions. Training will be offered on a first come, first served basis at no charge on the following days:

Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Rock City Church
1607 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21234

Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Boring Volunteer Fire Company
14711 Old Hanover Road
Boring, Maryland 21020

Saturday, February 20, 2016 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Baltimore County Public Library – Pikesville
1301 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, Maryland 21208

Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Baltimore County Public Library – Perry Hall
9685 Honeygo Boulevard
Perry Hall, Maryland 21128

Monday, April 4, 2016 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Baltimore County Public Library - Arbutus
855 Sulphur Spring Road
Arbutus, Maryland 21227

Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Hereford United Methodist Church
16931 York Road
Monkton, Maryland 21111
(access to parking lot via Monkton Road)

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sollers Point Community Center
323 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, Maryland 21222

Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Long Green Volunteer Fire Company
4506 Long Green Road
Glen Arm, Maryland 21057
(on corner of Manor & Long Green Roads)

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.
Honeygo Regional Park
9033 Honeygo Boulevard
Perry Hall, Maryland 21128

Recertification Training Dates

Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
English Consul Volunteer Fire Company
2827 Michigan Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21227

Wednesday, March 30, 2016, Center at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sollers Point Community Center
323 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, Maryland 21222

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Eastern Family Resource Center
9100 Franklin Square Drive, Room 101
Baltimore, Maryland 21237

Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Agriculture Center in Hunt Valley
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
(on corner of Shawan and Cuba Roads)

Wednesday, September 28, 2016, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Agriculture Center in Hunt Valley
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030
(on corner of Shawan and Cuba Roads)

Revised January 21, 2016

 

Revised April 6, 2016        

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