North Carolina State Food Safety Requirement Summary


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JurisdictionNorth Carolina

Servsafe approvalServSafe is a recognized program throughout the state (Print and Online)

Certification FeeVary

Instructor RequirementsRegistered ServSafe instructor or equivalent

Code requirementAs of 9/1/2012 a full time manager must have completed the food service sanitation program approved by the department with a current certification. At least one certified manager must be present at all hours of operation. If during inspection there isn't a certified manager the establishment will lose 2 points.

Hours of InstructionNo hours required

Certification RenewalEvery 5 years

MiscellaneousCertification is required at state level.