Foodservice Manager Certification/Food Handle Card


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Contact Information

S'villeCo specializes in certification for foodservice managers using the National Restaurant Association's ServSafe training and exam for people seeking the IL Department of Public Health's foodservice manager's license or recertifying.

We offer both a one day (8-hour) course in the classroom OR online with exams available in a variety of foreign languages. ServSafe is a nationally recognized program for certification. We also have textbooks available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

NEW FOOD HANDLER CARD: All other food workers will need the new food handler card within 30 days of employment. It is available online by clicking this link or the one in the upper right hand corner of the page. Fee is $9.95. Available in English and Spanish, the course is 90-120 minutes long. Once completed, a certificate can be printed for the employer and a card for the employee. Certification is valid for 3 years.

Restaurant vs. Non-restaurant workers.

2016 Classroom Instruction


Class is one day from 8 am to 5 pm with exam immediately following. Fee is $145/person (text and ServSafe exam included).

Location: ILEAS, 1701 E Main, Urbana, IL

2016 Class Dates
Jan 11, 19 Feb 15, 22 Mar 21, 28 Apr 11, 18
May 16, 23 Jun 20, 27 Jul 18, 25 Aug 22, 29
Sep 12, 19 Oct 17 Nov 21 Dec 12


2016 Online Instruction


Available in English or Spanish. Complete course at your pace and convenience. Once completed, schedule to take the exam at our test site. Payment must be made in advance and NO REFUNDS are offered. Call to register. Fee is $180/person (ServSafe exam is included).

Exams may be taken up to three times. A $45 fee is charged for each retake exam. Upon completion of course and exam with a final score of 75% or higher, you can print the ServSafe certificate and email a copy and $36 to IDPH to complete your Illinois Certification.  Certification is good for 5 years.

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Sue Summerville -- 1355 CR 800N -- Tolono, IL 61880 -- 217-684-2435 --

IDPH and ServSafe certified instructor and proctor; 26+ years FSS teaching experience

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