Texas Certified Food Managers
Texas requires each retail food establishment to have a person-in-charge, an owner, or manager of a food establishment be a Certified Food Manager (CFM) as outlined in the Texas Food Code by successfully passing an ANSI-accredited and Texas Department of State Health Service approved – food safety certification exam.
- The Food Safety Manager Principles Course provides necessary training to help you prepare for the nationally-accredited ANSI Certification Exam.
- The ANSI Certification Exam is taken to certify that the food manager has demonstrated that he or she has the knowledge, skills and abilities required to protect the public from foodborne illness.
- The Food Manager Certification is usually valid for 5 years. However, in a few local jurisdictions this may vary, so make sure to check with your local health authority.
- (a) Responsibility, assignment. The permit holder shall be the person in charge or shall designate a person in charge and shall ensure that a person in charge is present at the food establishment during all hours of operation.
As per Texas Administrative Code – Title 25 – Chapter 229: Food and Drug – Subchapter K: Texas Food Establishments – Rule § 229.177(b): Certification of Food Managers:
- (b) Food manager certification required. One certified food manager must be employed by each food establishment permitted under HSC, §437.0055. Certification must be obtained by passing a department approved examination at an approved examination site, and meeting all requirements in HSC, Chapter 438, Subchapter G, and §229.176 of this title (relating to Certification of Food Managers).
New Online Certified Food Manager Exam
A classroom certification exam is no longer required! The Exam is scheduled and taken entirely online – no need for 3rd Party Test Proctor. Take the course, pass the exam, print your certificate, and get your Texas Food Manager’s Certification just like that! It is that easy!
The new online Certification Exam and optional Food Manager Prep Course are fully approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services and is valid throughout the entire State of Texas. Texas Approved Certified Food Manager Exam Online Provider (Learn2Serve.com – 360Training.com).
Texas – Food Manager Certification (ANSI)
Our Learn2Serve Food Protection Manager Certification is approved by the American National Standards Institute and the Conference for Food Protection (ANSI-CFP). This accredited exam is state-accepted for food manager certification requirements for Food Management Professionals. The candidate must pass the food safety examination from an accredited certification provider to be recognized as a Certified Food Protection Manager.
Food Manager Course Description
The Texas Food Manager Course provides the necessary training leading up to the Food Manager Certification Exam. This course covers food safety issues, regulations, and techniques to maintain a food-safe environment.
The course is based on the principles and recommendations of the FDA Food Code and is recommended for people involved in the preparation, handling, serving and displaying of food. Industry professionals who should consider this program include wait staff, chefs, cooks, bartenders, hosts and hostesses and supervisory personnel, such as the general manager or managers.
Course Hours: 8 Hours
Exam Duration: 1.5 Hours
- Lesson 1: Introduction to Food Safety
- Lesson 2: Biohazards, Foodborne Disease, and Food Spoilage
- Lesson 3: Contaminants
- Lesson 4: Food and Temperature Control
- Lesson 5: Employee Health, Hygiene, and Training
- Lesson 6: Purchasing, Receiving, and Storing Food
- Lesson 7: Cleaning and Sanitizing
- Lesson 8: Pest Control
- Lesson 9: Facility Design
- Lesson 10: HACCP System Basics
- Lesson 11: FDA Guidelines for Developing a HACCP System
- Lesson 12: Developing, Implementing, and Maintaining a HACCP Plan
- Lesson 13: Seafood HACCP
- Lesson 14: Consumer Steps to Safer Seafood
Texas Food Manager Certification – CFM ANSI Exam (Online)
The Learn2Serve Texas Food Manager Certification Examination is approved by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), and is a fully recognized Food Protection Management Examination. The Exam is scheduled and taken entirely online – no need for 3rd Party Test Proctor.
When the student successfully passes the Exam with a 75%, an electronic CFM Certificate is issued and available for download and print. Then, take a Photo ID, the printed CFM Certificate, and any additional fee to the local health department. The health department will issue a Food Manager Card and will catalog you as a recognized Food Protection Manager valid within the entire State of Texas. The Certified Food Manager (CFM) Certificate is valid for 5 years.
American National Standards Institute and the Conference for Food Protection (ANSI-CFP) Accreditation Program
Food Protection Manager Certification Program
Company: 360training.com, Inc.
Accreditation ID: 0975
Website: ANSI (American National Standards Institute)
- Texas Food Establishments Rules (TFER) – Chapter 228
- Summary of Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER) – Chapter 228 (PDF)
- On October 11, 2015 the new Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER) went into effect. Some of the new significant changes in the TFER include:
- A new statewide mandate that all food employees successfully complete a food handler training course within 60 days of employment. This food handler requirement began on Sept. 1, 2016.
- Added requirements for the “original” certified food protection manager certificate being posted conspicuous to the customer’s location.
- Added requirement for food handler certificates to be located on site.
- Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)
- Texas Administrative Code – Title 25: Health Services – Chapter 229: Food and Drug – Subchapter K: Texas Food Establishments – Section 229.176: Certification of Food Managers
- Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 437 – Regulation Of Food Service Establishments, Retail Food Stores, Mobile Food Units, And Roadside Food Vendors
Food Truck and Food Vendor
- City of Fort Worth – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of Houston – Mobile Food Units
- City of San Antonio – Mobile Food Vending
- San Antonio Food Truck Finder
- San Antonio Food Truck Association
- San Antonio Downtown Food Trucks – Facebook
- San Antonio – Boardwalk on Bulverde – Food Trucks
- City of Boerne – Mobile Food Vendors (PDF)
- City of Austin – Mobile Food Establishments
- City of Bay City – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of Plano – Mobile Food Vending
- City of Bryan – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of Dallas – Mobile Food Vending
- City of College Station – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of San Marcos – Mobile Food Vending
- City of Richardson – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of Galveston – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of New Braunfels – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of Waco – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of Carrollton – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of Denton – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of Georgetown – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of Midland – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of Sugar Land – Temporary Food Guidelines
- Austin Food Carts
- Food Truck Championship of Texas – Graham Texas
- ANSI Accredited – State Accepted
- Texas Department of State Health Services Approved
- Course Duration: 8 Hours
- Exam Duration: 1.5 Hours (New Online)
- Take course anywhere and anytime!
- Download course certificate upon completion!
- Schedule and Take Exam Online
- Available en Español
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