Food Manager Certification:
Courses and Exams

This list identifies providers of food manager training and examinations known to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA). This is not an endorsement of any of these providers.

The MDH administers the state food manager certification program for the MDH, the MDA and for local agencies. For more information contact the Minnesota Department of Health, Food Manager Certification or the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, Dairy & Food Inspection program.

Approved Food Manager Certification Exams

  • National Restaurant Association
    ServSafe Examination© by the Educational Foundation of the National Restaurant Association.
  • Prometric
    Certified Professional Food Managers Examination by Prometric.
  • National Registry of Food Safety Professionals
    Food Safety Manager Certification Examination by National Registry of Food Safety Professionals.
  • 360 Training/

    Food Safety Manager Exam by 360 Training/
    Please Note: All online exams must be taken at a proctored location. Please contact 360 Training/ for the proctored locations near you.

Please note: The examination must have been taken within the 36 months directly preceding the date of application for an initial Minnesota Food Manager Certificate.



Updated Monday, September 22, 2014 at 10:24AM