Food protection course for restaurant managers, operators and other staff. This class is available to everyone.
The Health Code requires food service establishments to have a supervisor of food operations with a Food Protection Certificate on duty during all hours of operation to supervise food preparation and processing. The NYC Health Academy trains individuals in food protection practices to ensure the safety of the food served in New York City's food establishments.
There are two options to take the Food Protection Course:
- In-person at the NYC Health Academy (registration can be done online or in person): there is a $114 fee to take this course and take the final exam. To register click here. (Check the box next Health Academy Training Courses, hit Continue at the bottom of the page. When prompted, select the "Food Protection Course".)
- Online: the online course is free and there is $24 fee to take the final exam which must be taken in person.
NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DoHMH)
Riverside Health Center
160 W. 100th Street (at Columbus Avenue)
New York NY 10025
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Health Academy