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If you’re looking for the best quality food safety manager training and certification exam in California, you have come to the right place!

ATC Food Safety offers a variety of great options and solutions whether you’re looking to attend training or go straight for the food manager certification exam.

In ATC Food Safety we believe that education is key, so we always like to recommend taking a food safety manager training course before proceeding to the food protection manager certification exam.

Training plus food manager certification exam equals your best bet at becoming a certified food protection manager and the best California food safety manager you can be.

Let’s get familiar with all the course and examination options we have prepared for you.

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What Is California Food Safety Manager Training and ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Certification Exam?

First, let’s see what California food safety training and food manager certification exam exactly entail.

Our food manager certification training courses are intended for experienced or mid-level professionals in the foodservice industry, such as store managers, deli managers, restaurant managers, etc.

Food safety is a scientific discipline, extremely important for preventing foodborne illnesses, preserving local health and public safety, as well as maintaining a healthy and successful establishment that you own or manage. Violating FDA food codes and safety regulations can lead to penalties and the closing of the establishment.

Food manager is the person responsible for abiding by the proper codes and regulations and food safety practices. In order to become a food manager, you need to be certified, i.e. pass the exam, and in order to pass the exam, you need to have relevant knowledge of California food safety practices.

With ATC Food Safety, you can take one of two food protection manager exams in California: ServSafe® Food Safety Certification Exam or NRFSP Certification Exam. They are both nationally accredited exams and you can get the results of your test immediately.

If you choose to build a stronger foundation of your knowledge on food safety best practices and be updated on the latest principles in food protection management, apply for our food manager training courses first. You will learn from the best and pass the exam more easily.

For your convenience, we offer great opportunities for online training courses if you don’t have the time or the means to attend live classes. Learn all about the different food safety training options in the following section and get your food manager certification now!

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Classes and Exams

The foundation of a safe food culture starts with training. What you know and how you apply your knowledge in practice matters!

ATC Food Safety offers comprehensive and practical training, the very best food safety manager training classes taught by experienced industry leaders.

Even if you have experience as a food safety manager and are familiar with the basics of the trade, it is important to be up-to-date on all the latest principles in food safety management, which is what we offer in our courses.

We bring you some of the core concepts and their practical applications, including:

  • FDA Food Code and Public Health Interventions

  • Imminent Health Hazards

  • Crisis Management & Response

  • Pest Management Programs and IPM

  • Purchasing, Receiving, & Storage

  • Preventing Cross-Contamination

  • Cooling and Reheating

  • Holding and Serving

  • Personal Hygiene

  • Proper Hand Washing and Gloves Use

  • Controlling Time & Temperature

  • Cleaning & Sanitizing

  • Facilities & Equipment

  • Preparation, Cooking & Serving

  • Reporting Illness & Injury

  • Biological, Chemical, and Physical Contaminants

  • Food Defense

  • Management Systems

  • Active Managerial Control & HACCP

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ATC Food Safety offers various different options when it comes to both education and the examination itself.

We understand that each person is different with different learning practices and possibilities – some thrive learning in the classroom, some learn better one-on-one, and some at their own pace – which is why we have prepared classes and courses to fit everyone’s needs:

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While the classes are always beneficial and recommended, they are not a requirement for taking the food protection manager certification exam.

Different states have different certification requirements and regulations and, while some of them require a specific number of classroom hours attended before the exam is taken, in California, you can become a certified food protection manager through examination only.

We offer the following American National Standards Institute-Conference for Food Protection accredited exams:

The certification exams are held at live proctoring sessions following every live training class or independently at proctored testing centers in one of our many locations throughout California.

How Do I Get My California Food Protection Manager Certification?

In order to obtain your food protection manager certification, you are required to pass the food manager certification exam with a minimum score of 75%.

All you need to do is apply for the ServSafe® Food Manager Exam or the NRFSP Certification Exam in one of our many locations in California, appear at the designated time and place, stay sharp, and apply all the knowledge you have into the exam.

ATC Food Safety also offers taking the exams with the Food Protection Manager courses. The courses are available in many different forms for your convenience, including live course, online training classes, virtual class, self study, and Qwick Cert®.

You can find out the results of your examination instantly and the certification you obtain is valid for five years.

Apply today for any of our open courses and exam dates!

We are available for all further questions, doubts, and information, so don’t hesitate to give us a call at 877-227-521 or send us an email at

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California – The Golden State

The so-called Golden State is the largest state in the United States when it comes to the population – it has around 39.6 million residents according to the latest estimates in 2018. When it comes to the land area, California is the third largest state in the U.S., right after Alaska and Texas respectively.

Even though Sacramento is the state capital, the most populous city in California is Los Angeles, which is at the same time the second most populous city in the entire country, after New York City. When talking about the largest and most populous areas, here are some other “mosts” in California:

It has some of the most populous urban regions in the country, the San Francisco Bay Area and the Greater Los Angeles Area; the most populous county in the country – Los Angeles County; second most densely populated city in the U.S. – San Francisco; fifth most densely populated county – San Francisco County.

California is a golden state in more ways than one and one of the biggest and most incredible aspects is the economy. California has such a rich, big, and strong economy that not only is it the biggest in the United States, but it is bigger than several countries in the world. If California were an independent country, it would have the fifth biggest economy in the world.

Apart from the economy, California is a leading state in many other aspects, such as culture, politics, environmentalism, and, most famously the American film industry. It is even considered as the place of birth of the American film industry, as well as of the Internet, hippie culture, etc.

Such a big and beautiful state abounds in places to visit, explore, and experience. Among the many natural attractions, we can highlight Yosemite Falls in the Yosemite National Park, popular with tourists around the world, as well as the Sturtevant Falls in the Big Santa Anita Canyon.

California’s Pacific Coast Highway offers some of the most beautiful scenery and drives for those who enjoy the open road and new destinations. You can set the course for a little town called Santa Cruz where you can enjoy some of the best surfing waves, as well as sandy beaches.

Some of the other places you shouldn’t miss in the Golden State are the Big Sur (especially if you are a Jack Kerouac fan), the Joshua Tree National Park, San Diego, San Francisco, Lava Beds Monument in Tulelake, Emerald Bay on Lake Tahoe, Napa Valley, Mariposa Woods, and the California One Highway, among many others.