FOOD SERVICE MANAGER’S CERTIFICATION CLASSES
The City of Houston Food Ordinance requires the presence of a food service manager (s) in food establishments during all stages of operation. Students completing the course and passing the examination with a score of 70 points or above, receive a certificate, valid for 5 years. The City of Houston provides an initial 2 - Day course and, renewal 1- Day course and, optional exam in lieu of class is available.
Reservations are required for all classes, including the optional exam session. Class size is limited.
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FOOD CERTIFICATION CLASS RESERVATIONS ARE TAKEN
MONDAY- FRIDAY, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. @ 832.393.5100
A non-refundable fee must be made no later than two days prior to the date of the class.
Payments may be mailed to the Department of Health & Human Services at PO Box 300008, Houston, Tx 77230-0008
For class fees, see http://www.houstontx.gov/finance/feeschedule/ (City fee schedule)
Payment: money order, business check, cashier’s check, credit/debit cards
PERSONAL CHECKS ARE NOT ACCEPTED
Class dates and locations are subject to change.
Students will receive a packet containing a letter with instructions including the payment due dates and map of class location, payment invoice, and application. Return the invoice, completed application, and payment together. Call the office if you have not received your packet at least 10 days before class.