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Certified Food Protection Managers Course

Montgomery County
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Montgomery County Extension, 1 Industrial Park Dr., Hillsboro, IL 62049
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Under the Food Service Sanitation Code, the Illinois Department of Public requires all food establishments to be supervised by a certified Food Service Sanitation Manager during hours of operation. Our class will be taught by Extension Nutrition & Wellness Educator, Lisa Peterson and provides the minimum classroom work to prepare for the National Certification Examination. Topics include foodborne illnesses, safe food handling, cooking and storage, employee health and hygiene, facility safety and maintenance, cleaning and sanitization. Certificates need to be renewed every five years.

This is a two-day course and participants have to attend BOTH DAYS to sit for the exam on the second day.

  • Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (30-minute lunch break)
  • Sunday, Feb. 25, from 1 to 4 p.m. (review & testing)  

The $100 fee for this course includes the textbook, class materials, and exam. Participants may pay with a credit card online, check or exact change to the Extension office. You can pay the day of, but before is preferred. All you need to bring is an I.D.

Register by Wednesday, Feb. 14.
*If we don't have at least 4 participants registered 10 business days in advance, the class will be canceled and registered participants will be refunded.

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate, please contact