City of Annapolis

Requirements Summary:

Jurisdiction Maryland- City of Annapolis

Servsafe approval Yes (Online Course, online exam with a registered proctor)

Certification Fee $35

Instructor Requirements Must be approved by Interjurisdictional Food Service Manager Program Committee

Code requirement Each foodservice facility must employ a certified manager and/or employee on the premises at all hours of operation. After certification examination is completed a local certification must be obtained from the health department.

Hours of Instruction 16 hours course and successful completion of CFP exam

Certification Renewal Every 3 years

Miscellaneous Call (301) 580-4798 for information about certification training and exams.

The City of Annapolis requires that at least one Certified Food Service Manager be on-site during hours of food service operations. The Certified Food Service Manager must have full control over sanitation and preparation procedures, and supervise other food service employees in these areas.

Alcohol Certification (TIPs)

The State of Maryland requires that all liquor licensees, or a designated employee, successfully complete an approved alcohol awareness training program every four (4) years. However, policies differ from county to county as to whether or not the certified individual needs to be on the premises during the hours in which alcohol is sold. For more information, call (301) 580-4798.

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