Howard County Health Department Food Service Manager

Requirements Summary:

Jurisdiction Maryland- Howard County

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

Certification Fee May vary

Instructor Requirements None

Code requirement No person may operate a food establishment without a food handling license issued by the county health department. A separate license is required for each food establishment.

Hours of Instruction 16 hours; 8 hours for recertification.

Certification Renewal Every 3 year

Miscellaneous The county health department offers courses and provides managers with a listing of approved instructors and courses. Call the health department for more information.

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Click Here For Temporary Food Establishment Application
Food Service Manager Card Application

Make Check/Money Order payable to:

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE DATE REC’D:
Bring complete application and fee (no cash) to: FEE DUE: $17.00

For More Information on the Food Service Manager Program contact:

Food Service Manager (FSM) Training
Office: (301) 580-4798
Toll Free:  1-877-216-3869
E-mail: info@marylandfoodservice.org

Howard County Health Department Location and Directions

Address:
Howard County Health Department
7178 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD 21046 (410) 313-1772

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.

Ready to Schedule Your Class Today? Get Certified! Call (301) 580-4798 or visit www.foodservicepermits.com

Jurisdiction Maryland- Howard County

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

Certification Fee May vary

Instructor Requirements None

Code requirement No person may operate a food establishment without a food handling license issued by the county health department. A separate license is required for each food establishment.

Hours of Instruction 16 hours; 8 hours for recertification.

Certification Renewal Every 3 year

Miscellaneous The county health department offers courses and provides managers with a listing of approved instructors and courses. Call the health department for more information.

Information Hotline Call:
1-877-216-3869
4 Steps to Being Food Service Manager
Call Our Hotline to Schedule A Class
Complete Our Application
Take & Pass Class & Exam
Visit Health Department to Obtain ID

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