Food Safety

ServSafe Food Safety Manager and Food Handler Classes: 

Private classes are available at your place of business.OPEN THIS FLYER for prices and student minimums.  Contact to book dates. 

Chicago Food Safety Manager classes: ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification and City of Chicago Food Manager Certificate, good for five years, provided class completed and 75% test score.

New Illinois law effective July 1, 2014 changes requirements for Food Manager Certification. All new and renewing managers have same ONE DAY class requirement and passing grade on test. More details on our BLOG.

St. Michael's Church Parish Center
1711 N. Cleveland, in Old Town
FREE parking
near Sedgwick Brown Line Stop
Bring your own coffee & lunch

$250 includes textbook, exam and City of Chicago certificate.

Tuesday, September 16, 8:30am-5:00pm

Tuesday, November 4, 8:30am-5:00pm


If you are an online student and need an exam proctor, fee is $150.  If you need to re-take exam, fee is $150. Contact to make arrangements. 


Safe Food Handler Training

As mentioned in my blog, Illinois requires Safe Food Handler Training for all restaurant employees that handle food or food contact surfaces effective July 1, 2014.  New law FAQ's here. 

LSK teaches private Food Handler training, $35 per student, 20 students minimum. Includes black light handwashing exercise that makes big impression on your people.  Contact with your desired dates and location.  If you have a small number of people to train, handle online at 


Public classes have concluded for 2014.  Private classes are available, $40 per person, ten student minimum. Contact


Certificates Explained:  CLICK HERE to see all the certificates for food managers and handlers working in Chicago. 

Need a City or State certificate?  If you have either City or State Certificate, and need the other, you can obtain by using the forms we have linked below:

If you have a City of Chicago Certificate, but need one from State of Illinois, USE THIS FORM.

If you have a State of Illinois Certificate, but need one from City of Chicago, USE THIS FORM.