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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

    • Food Protection Manager Certification

    • 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 Always Food Safe Company, LLC

  • 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, September 23, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Virtual Class via Webex

Saturday, October 10, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Virtual Class via Webex

Wednesday, October 14, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Virtual Class via Webex

Saturday, October 21, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Virtual Class via Webex

Wednesday, October 21, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Virtual Class via Webex

Saturday, November 14, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Virtual Class via Webex

Recertification Training Dates

Saturday, September 26, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Virtual Class via Webex

Wednesday, October 28, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Virtual Class via Webex

Wednesday, November 18, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Virtual Class via Webex

Saturday, December 12, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Virtual Class via Webex

 
Revised September 10, 2020         

 

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