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How to become a Certified Food Protection Manager in Tennessee with our ANSI accredited certification exam

  • Our Learn2Serve exam is ANSI accredited (Certificate Issuer is #0975)
  • Make your course, exam or combo package choice. After you have enrolled, we will send an email with further instructions.
  • The principles course is not mandatory for certification. Some localities require it anyway so check with your employer. Passing the exam is what qualifies you as certified.
  • After you pass the exam, print your Certificate of Completion and wallet sized card. We will report your training to your state or county if required.
  • We are powered by Learn2Serve, our online partner for over 20 years.
  • Is our certification the same as ServSafe? It sure is. We both have ANSI-CFP accredited certification exams. Our Learn2Serve powered training has been in business for over 20 years.

What is the difference between a Food Handler and a Food Manager in Tennessee?

  • A Food Handler prepares or serves food under the supervision of a Food Manager or other Person in Charge (PIC).
  • ANSI accredited food handlers card provided by 360Training / Learn2Serve
  • Print your 2 year food handler certificate on completion of exam
  • Food handlers certification is valid nationwide. Available English or Spanish
  • Lost your food handlers card? Log back in with username and password and reprint it!
Why Professional Food Protection Managers in Tennessee choose us for their training and Certification
  • The Learn2Serve Food Manager Training Course and Exam we offer has been used by thousands of Food Safety Managers in Tennessee and Nationwide to get a Food Managers Certification Card
  • We are the official online partner of 360Training / Learn2Serve since 2003
  • The Learn2Serve Exam is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the Conference for Food Protection (CFP) and is accepted Nationwide for Food Safety Management
  • Your Food Protection Manager Certification is valid for 5 years (Some localities may have a 2 or 3 year expiration date. Check with your local officials)
  • Note: Food Protection Manager Certification is also known as Food Safety Manager, Food Service Manager, and Food Handler Manager among other titles
Certified Food Safety Manager Course Topics

Food Safety Enforcement & Why It’s Important • How Foodborne Illness is Caused & How to Identify it • Identify Physical, Biological, & Chemical Contamination • Food Preservation & Food Temperature Control • Personal Hygiene in the Workplace • Safely Receiving and Storing Food • Safe Cleaning, Sanitation, Pest Control, and Facility Planning • HACCP Program, and More Food Safety Manager Certification Requirements

Tennessee Food Safety Certification Requirements

Food Safety Training for Managers: Yes
Food Manager Renewal Frequency: 5 years (This time may vary. Check with your local authorities)
Food Manager Exam required: Yes 
Food Handler Training : Yes  (County Provided)
Food Handler Renewal Frequency: Check with local authority
Local Requirements: Check with local food safety officials
5 largest Cities in Tennessee: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Clarksville

Tennessee Food Safety Contact Information

Tennessee Food Service Establishment Rules PDF

Mailing Address:
Tennessee Department of Health
710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: (615)741-7247

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Website


We have been the online training partner of 360Training / Learn2Serve since 2003. We have an extensive history of working in all aspects of the food, beverage, and hospitality business from dishwasher to restaurant owner. 

Together with Learn2Serve, our websites have been used as access in training thousands of food service managers, food handler managers, food handlers, and alcohol servers.

We also have live food manager, food handler, and TABC Certification classes in Texas through  Customer satisfaction is our number one priority.

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