Food Certifications for Pennyrile District Food Establishments

Every food establishment in the Pennyrile district needs to have a certified food protection manager who is able to direct and control food preparation and service. You will also need a Person-In-Charge (PIC) present at the establishment during all hours of operation. Anyone who handles food within the establishment must become certified food employees.

It is EASY to get certified! You’ll find the instructions for how to become certified online, below:

  • Open this webpage using Google Chrome or Firefox (the program is most compatible with these browsers) 

  • Select “Register” in the upper right-hand corner

  • Enter your information and then you’ll receive a confirmation email. (Each individual shall register with their own name, information, email, and password.)

  • Confirm your email address by clicking the link in the email

  • Select “Get New License”

  • Select “Food Manager Certification” $80 or “Food Employee Certification” $25

  • Take the course and finish the test. Then print your certificate. You will also receive an electronic certificate.