FOOD MANAGER CERTIFICATIONAll food establishments operating in the following municipalities (Del City, Midwest City, Nichols Hills, Oklahoma City, Spencer, Harrah, The Village, and Warr Acres) are required to have at least one on-site Nationally Certified Food Manager (CFM) who is a person in charge if they prepare, handle, or serve unpackaged Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food (TCS). The CFM shall successfully pass an American National Standards Institute – Council for Food Protection (ANSI-CFP) accredited Food Managers Certification Examination.
When and Where are the Classes Offered?
Note: Classes are not offered at OCCHD facilities.
Oklahoma Restaurant Association
8:30 am to 5:00 pm
900 N. Portland Ave
Student Center Conference North, Floor 3
9:00 am to 5:30 pm
2 day courses
Francis Tuttle Technology Center- Rockwell Campus
12777 N Rockwell Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73142
January 12 & 13
February 2 & 3
March 6 & 7
May 4 & 5
June 8 & 9
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Oklahoma City Community College
Clases en espanol
February 25, 26 & 27
Clases en espanol
January 23, 25, 30 & February 1
Who is required to have a Food Protection Manager's Certificate?
At least one employee in each food service establishment is required to have a Food Protection Manager Certificate. This employee must be able to train other employees on safe food handling practices. This employee is expected to be present in the facility on a regular basis.
Individuals may choose to obtain their training online. OCCHD recognizes exams approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - Conference for Food Protection. The training and/or tests may be taken by contacting these companies directly and choosing the option that best fits your needs.
These online companies offer several levels of training. Please make sure you are enrolling in the correct manager-level course and taking a proctored test. Please note that some of these companies require you to complete the online training to enroll in the test.
The nationally-recognized testing options are:
National Registry of Food Safety Professionals
Exam: Offered in English, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Modern & Traditional Chinese
Name of Exam: Food Safety Manager Certification
National Restaurant Association Solutions
Website: servsafe.com (national) or okrestaurants.com (local)
Exam: Offered in English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, French Canadian, Japanese, and Large Print
Name of Course: ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification