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Certified Food Service Manager Program

Environmental Health Services
Drumcastle Government Center
6401 York Road, Third Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21212
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 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:

    • 360training.com, Inc., Learn2Serve Food Protection Manager Certification Program

    • AboveTraining or StateFoodSafety, Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) Exam

    • National Restaurant Association, ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Program

    • Prometric, Inc., Food Protection Manager Certification Program

    • National Registry of Food Safety Professionals, Food Protection Manager Certification Program, International Certified Food Safety Manager

  • The fee for a Baltimore County Certified Manager—Level I Identification Card is $35. The cost of a replacement card is $21. 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, 6401 York Road, Third Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21212

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, March 25, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Atonement Lutheran Church
9123 Old Harford Road
Parkville, Maryland 21234

Saturday, April 25, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Arcadia Volunteer Fire Company
Activity Building
16020 Carnival Avenue
Upperco, Maryland 21155

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Timonium Fairgrounds
Vista Room
2200 York Road
Timonium, Maryland 21093

Saturday, October 10, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sollers Point Multipurpose Center
323 Sollers Point Road
Dundalk, Maryland 21222

Recertification Training Dates

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Center for Maryland Agriculture and Farm Park
1114 Shawan Road
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030

Saturday, March 7, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Victory Villa Community Center
404 Compass Road
Middle River, Maryland 21220

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Trinity United Methodist Church – Catonsville
2100 Westchester Avenue
Catonsville, Maryland 21228

Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Long Green Gardens
4506 Long Green Road
Glen Arm, Maryland 21057

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Saint Alphonsus Rodriguez Church
10800 Old Court Road
Woodstock, Maryland 21163

 
Revised February 7, 2020         

 

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