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Illinois Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification - Outside of Chicago

The State of Illinois requires food service establishments to have at least one certified Food Service Sanitation Manager on premises at all times.

How to Get a Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate (FSSMC):

  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 a $35 certificate issuance fee through the Illinois Department of Public Health website.

The Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification is valid for 5 years.

If you work in the City of Chicago, you need to obtain a certificate issued by the City of Chicago. Please click here to learn more.

Please Choose your Certification Option Below:

Classroom Training & ServSafe Certification

  • • Classroom training
  • • ServSafe Exam
  • • Instant test results*
  • • 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!
  • • Lowest Price Guarantee

Available in English Only


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

ServSafe Certification

$139$199

  • Package Includes:
  • • ServSafe Class
  • • ServSafe Certification Exam
  • • 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 by the Illinois Department of Public Health and accepted by many health departments nationwide. Exam available in English, Spanish, Korean and Chinese.
  • 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.
  • Important: Once you have passed the exam, you will need to fill out an application, upload a copy of your Servsafe Certificate, and pay the $35 certifcate issuance fee through the Illinois Department of Public Health website. Once approved, you will be able download and print your official Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate (FSSMC).

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Prometric Certification

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

Prometric Certification*

$129$189

  • Package Includes:
  • • 8-hour Online Training Program (Approved by the IL Health Dept.)
  • • Prometric Certification Exam
  • • 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.
  • 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.
  • Important: Once you have passed the exam, you will need to fill out an application, upload a copy of your Prometric certificate, and pay the $35 certifcate issuance fee through the Illinois Department of Public Health website. Once approved, you will be able download and print your official Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate (FSSMC).

Our Guarantee

- Lowest Price Guarantee

- Training Guarantee

- Satisfaction Guarantee

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ServSafe Certification classes available in the city of 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)