This eight-hour course and examination fulfills the requirements for Illinois State Health Department certification for food service sanitation for restaurant owners and managers. Course and examination must be taken every five years to renew license.

The average salary for full-time for food service managers is $47,960. Employment of food service managers is projected to show little or no change from 2012 to 2022. Job seekers with a combination of long-term work experience in food service and a degree in hospitality, restaurant, or food service management will have the best job opportunities.

Upon completion, participants will be certified by the Illinois Department of Public Health as food service sanitation managers upon completing coursework and passing in class exam. Course work and exam must be taken every five years to renew license. Additional fee required by the Illinois Department of Public Health for state license.

For more information, contact Kathleen Stearns, Senior Program Manager at (708) 974-5216 or stearns@morainevalley.edu.