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Food Service Certification
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Certified food service managers, this class will qualify you for renewal of your Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Food Service Sanitation Managers Certification. Emphasis will be placed on current topics in food service sanitation, including Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) concepts and foods and problems associated with recent food borne illness outbreaks. Important: BRING: a photo ID and your current State of Illinois Food Service Sanitation Certificate to class. If your Certificate has or will expire by the date of the class, you must retake the 15 hour class. Register Early! NOTE: According to the State of Illinois Guidelines, mandatory attendance is required for five hours. You must arrive promptly by the start time. No exceptions, late-comers will not be admitted to class. Book included in price.