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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:

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Catonsville United Methodist Church
6 Melvin Avenue
Catonsville, Maryland 21228

Recertification Training Dates

Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hereford United Methodist Church
16931 York Road
Monkton, Maryland 21111

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sollers Point Multi-Purpose Center
323 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, Maryland 21222

Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Timonium Fairgrounds Vista Room
2200 York Road
Timonium, Maryland 21093
 

 
Revised March 27, 2017         

 

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