New York State Food Safety Requirement Summary


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JurisdictionNew York

Servsafe approvalYes (Print, on-line exam with proctor)

Certification Fee

Instructor RequirementsRegistered ServSafe Instructor

Code requirementVoluntary - Each establishment must employ a certified manager/supervisor who supervises all food preparation activities during all hours of operation. In order to receive certification from the Department of Health, each person must successfully complete an in class course in food protection and pass an exam administered by the department.

Hours of InstructionExam Based Certification

Certification RenewalMay vary per jurisdiction

MiscellaneousMandate applies to restaurants, bars, (other than 64-A licenses), membership organization, fraternal originations and private clubs.