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Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification (City of Chicago Only)

Food service establishments in Illinois must have a certified Food Service Sanitation Manager on premises at all times. If you work in Chicago, you must get a Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate issued by the City of Chicago. If you work outside Chicago, please click here.

How to Get Your City of Chicago Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate

  1. 1. Complete an approved training course. As of July, 2014, the training requirement has been reduced to 8 hours.
  2. 2. Pass a nationally accredited Food Manager Certification Exam (ex. ServSafe or Prometric).
  3. 3. Submit an application and the certificate issuance fee to the City of Chicago — Don't worry! We will handle this step for you.
The Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification is valid for 5 years.

Don't Pay Extra Fees! The $40 City of Chicago Health Department fee is already included in our certification packages.

Please Choose your Certification Option Below:

Classroom Training & ServSafe Certification

  • • Classroom training
  • • ServSafe Exam
  • • Instant test results*
  • • Includes $40 Health Department fee!
  • • Lowest Price Guarantee

Available in English Only

*Available upon request. Please call our office for more information.

Online Training & Prometric Certification

  • • 8-hour online training
  • • Prometric Exam
  • • Instant Results!
  • • Includes $40 Health Department fee!
  • • Lowest Price Guarantee

Available in English Only


Special Pricing On All Training Packages Through - 04/30/17

ServSafe Certification

$169$199

  • Package Includes:
  • • ServSafe Class
  • • ServSafe Certification Exam
  • • City of Chicago Certificate Issuance Fee
  • • Training Guarantee
  • Classroom Training - Learn about food safety standards and regulations directly from an expert in the restaurant industry. Dynamic and highly effective learning approach.
  • ServSafe Certification Exam - Approved in Illinois and accepted by many health departments nationwide. Exam available in English, Spanish, Korean and Chinese.
  • Certificate Issuance Fee - Once you have passed the exam, we will handle your certificate application with the Chicago Health Department. You will receive your official Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate by mail.
  • Training Guarantee - If you do not pass the first time, we will pay for your seat to attend our next food safety certification class and you will qualify for a significantly discounted retest rate.

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Prometric Certification

Pricing On All Training Packages Through - 04/30/17

Prometric Certification*

$159$189

  • Package Includes:
  • • 8-hour Online Training Program (Approved by the IL Health Dept.)
  • • Prometric Certification Exam
  • • City of Chicago Certificate Issuance Fee
  • • Training Guarantee
  • 8-Hour Online Training Program – Our eLearning program has been approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health. The course is a comprehensive, interactive resource that will prepare you well for the Food Sanitation Manager Exam.
  • Prometric Certification Exam - Schedule the proctored exam at a testing center near you. Flexible, convenient, on-demand approach. Multiple locations available.
  • Certificate Issuance Fee - Once you have passed the exam, we will handle your certificate application with the Chicago Health Department and you will receive your official Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate by mail.
  • Training Guarantee - We are confident that you will pass the certification exam after taking our online course. If you do not pass the exam, you may retake the online course at no additional charge.

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- Lowest Price Guarantee

- Training Guarantee

- Satisfaction Guarantee

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ServSafe Certification classes available in Chicago, near Deerfield, Evanston, Lincoln, and Oak Brook!

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It is great to know that my managers are receiving training from a fantastic company... Our food safety training needs are met with Premier Food Safety. Many thanks from my managers and I at McDonald's.

Aurelio P - General Manager - McDonald's (Sandoval Group)

It is great to know that my managers are receiving training from a fantastic company and taught in a language they understand. Our food safety training needs are met with Premier Food Safety. Many thanks from my managers and I at McDonald's.

Aurelio P - General Manager - McDonald's (Sandoval Group)