Illinois Certified Food Protection Manager Certification

Food Protection Manager Course and ANSI-CFP Accredited Exam

This Food Protection Manager Course and ANSI-CFP accredited Certification Exam are all you need to become a Certified Food Protection Manager in Illinois

As of January 1, 2018, an ANSI accredited Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) certification obtained through a course and passing the exam are still required, but students will NOT need to apply for the additional Illinois FSSMC certificate. The City of Chicago will still maintain their certification. The bottom line is, if you take this Learn2Serve course and exam, you will not need any additional certificates from the state of Illinois.

Illinois Food Protection Manager Course and ANSI accredited Exam - How to Become a Certified Food Protection Manager

  1. First choose your Food Safety Manager Course / Exam option. Next you will be transferred to the course enrollment page to enroll and enter information about yourself.
  2. Note: Please make sure your mailing address is entered correctly. This is where your Official Illinois Food Protection Manager Certificate will be mailed.
  3. After you enroll, we will send you a confirmation email with your Food Manager Course and Exam instructions.
  4. That email will also contain this link to find the closest PSI Testing Center when you are ready to schedule and take the Learn2Serve Food Manager Exam
  5. After you pass your Food Protection Manager Exam. you will immediately receive a Certificate of Completion at the testing center to show your employer. Your official Food Protection Manager Certificate will be mailed to you within 10 business days.
  6. This certificate is valid in Illinois and it is transferable to any other state

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Why Illinois Food Protection Managers Choose us for their Food Protection Manager Training Course and ANSI-CFP accredited Exam

  • The Learn2Serve Food Service Manager Training Course and Exam we offer has been used by thousands of Food Protection Managers in Illinois and nationwide to get their 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 in the State of Illinois for Food Safety Management
  • Your Illinois Certified 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, Certified Food Protection Manager, Food Service Manager, and Food Handler Manager among other titles. All of these Food Manager  titles use the same course and ANSI exam in Illinois.
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$99 $ 89 10
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$55 $ 49 50
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$85 $ 76 50
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Illinois Certified Food Protection Manager Certification - Why it is so important for food safety to have it

Food Protection Manager Certification Training is intended to prevent food-borne illness in Illinois,  by learning food safety procedures to protect the public, other food workers, and your business.

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets some type of food-borne illness. Of these, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die from food-borne disease. Many of these illnesses were acquired in food establishments.

Illinois restaurants, bakeries, food trucks, markets, bars, mobile food vendors, and commissaries that prepare or serve un-packaged food must have an owner or an employee who has passed an accepted examination in food safety.

The State of Illinois mandates that a Person in Charge (PIC) of a food business show knowledge of food safety as written in the FDA Food Code. By taking an approved Certified Food Protection Manager (CFPM) Training Course and passing an ANSI-Accredited Exam is one way to show that knowledge.

The Learn2Serve Food Protection Manager Exam offered on this website meets or exceeds all Illinois and National mandates. Local city and county requirements may be in addition to the state’s minimum requirements.

Whether you work in the larger cities of Chicago, Joliet, Rockford, Naperville,Springfield, or any small town diner, restaurant, bar, food truck, sporting venue, convenience store, or amusement park, the State of Illinois requires Certified Food Protection Manager Certification and ANSI Food Handler Certification. 

Note: Venues that sell prepackaged food generally do not require food manager or food handler training.

Illinois Food Safety Contacts and Other Resources

Website: Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)

Website: Illinois Food Service Sanitation Code
Mailing Address:
Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
Division of Food, Drugs and Dairies
525 W. Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62761-0001
Phone: (217) 782-4977

Illinois Food Protection Manager Requirements for Certification

Food Safety Training for Managers: Yes
Food Manager Renewal Frequency: Industry standard is 5 years ( This time may vary. Check with your local authorities )
Food Manager Exam required: Yes
ANSI Food Handler Training : Yes
Food Handler Renewal Frequency: Every 2 to 5 years. (Check with local authority)
Local Requirements: Check with local food safety officials
5 largest Cities in California:
Chicago, Joliet, Rockford, Naperville, Springfield

Illinois Certified Food Protection Manager Course Requirements

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

About FoodManagerOnline.com

Since 2003, we are the online training partner of 360Training / Learn2Serve. 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 the gateway to training thousands of food service managers, food handler managers, food handlers, and BASSET alcohol servers  Customer satisfaction is our number one priority. Thank you for choosing us!

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President / CEO