Monthly on Tuesdays
Final 2019 Class date: Oct 8
2020 Class Dates: Jan 14, Feb 11, Mar 10, Apr 21, May 12, Jun 9

1711 N Cleveland in Old Town – free parking
Here’s a PDF of Class FAQs.

ServSafe-Food Safety Manager Certification is nationally recognized. You must complete one day class and pass exam for certificate.  LSK delivers your City of Chicago Certificate to you, it’s included in the your fee.

For best results, be sure to get your book in advance. You’ll get instructions in an email from Brown Paper Tickets after you register. We take pride in offering a thorough and practical class to give you confidence in your role as a Food Safety Manager.

Private Food Safety Manager classes are available for an 8-student minimum.  Nationally accredited class is available throughout Chicagoland and Michigan Harbor Country.  Contact Zina directly: 773-550-9642,

All classes are conducted in English—Spanish texts and exams available upon request.

Reschedule policy: if you can’t make your date, you can change to one of the next three classes at no charge.  After that, you can change to any date within a year of your initial enrollment date for a $50 change fee.  After one year, if you have not attended the class your enrollment expires, and you forfeit your class fee.

1-Day Class and Exam

$ 285

Pick-up your textbook in advance. See instructions in your confirmation email from Brown Paper Tickets.

  • Textbook
  • Full-day class
  • Exam
  • City of Chicago certificate

Register here

Exam Only (No Class)

$ 185

For anyone who has taken an online class or needs to re-test. You MUST bring photo ID or you won’t be able to take exam.

  • Online students MUST provide proof of hours to take exam
  • Free class option for prior LSK students
  • Exam Only
  • City of Chicago certificate

Register here

What time is class?

8:30am-5:30pm, promptly. We cover the entire book in a single day, and you take the exam at the end of the class. We start exam around 3:30pm, you leave when you’ve finished.

Where is it?

St. Michael’s Parish Center, 1711 N Cleveland Ave., Chicago Il, 60614 (map) The Parish Center is the large building just north of church, next to parking lot. Enter at the side door facing parking lot. There’s an orange sign on door for “Food Safety Class.”

how do I get there via transit?

St. Michael’s Parish Center is near Sedgwick Brown line, or the North Ave bus.

Is there Parking?

Parking is free in the church parking lot next to building.

Mandatory items for admission

Photo ID and proof of training hours from online class (if you’re taking the exam only). You will not be allowed to take the exam without a photo ID!

what about food & drink?

Bring your own coffee/beverages. You’re welcome to bring your own food, our classroom is right off the church kitchen, you can use the refrigerator and microwave.

East on North Ave, there’s a Subway, Chipotle, Starbucks. South on Larrabee to Division/Clybourn is a Panera/Starbucks/grocery with a big parking lot.

About the Exam

You’ll get your score about a week later, and LSK will deliver your certificate from City of Chicago in 8-12 weeks. 75% is passing score on the 90-question multiple choice test. LSK provides temp paperwork until your certificate arrives.

City Certification

Have training complete and just need your City Certificate? Instructions HERE. 

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