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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)
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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, July 25, 2015 at 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Arbutus Library
Arbutus Meeting Room
855 Sulphur Spring Road
Halethorpe, Maryland 21227

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Randallstown Community Center
3505 Resource Drive
Randallstown, Maryland 21133

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Timonium Fairgrounds Vista Room
2200 York Road
Lutherville-Timonium, Maryland 21093

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Maryland Agricultural Center
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030

Recertification Training Dates

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Randallstown Community Center
3505 Resource Drive
Randallstown, Maryland 21133

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Maryland Agricultural Center
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sollers Point Community Center
323 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, Maryland 21222

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Eastern Family Resource Center
9100 Franklin Square Drive, Room 101
Rosedale, Maryland 21237

Revised June 30, 2015

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