Food Employees

    Food Service Worker Training

  1. Maricopa County requires all food employees to receive food safety training.  Find out how you can obtain a Food Employee certificate (formerly Food Handler's Card).

  2. Certified Food Protection Manager

  3. At least one employee that has supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control food preparation and service shall be a Certified Food Protection Manager (also known as "Food Safety Manager") who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an ACCREDITED PROGRAM.

  4. Food Service Worker Fee Waiver

  5. The Environmental Service Department issues fee waived Food Employee certificates to volunteers of eligible non-profit organizations or students in a culinary arts program.

  6. Limited Use Certificate

  7. The Limited Use Food Employee Certificate process provides the opportunity for those with a disability to obtain a Limited Use Certificate in order to perform specific determined tasks of low public health risk while working under the direct supervision of the establishment’s Certified Food Protection Manager.