Earn your California Food Manager Certification from the safety and comfort of your home or office.

California Food Protection Manager

Available in English and Spanish


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State County
California All counties (todos los condados)
Certificate validity 5 years (5 años)
Mandatory? Yes
Passing score 70%

Proctoring Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ”s)

What’s Included in this California Food Manager Certification Package?

Complete The Training Around Your Lifestyle

Training can be completed on any device.
Our practice exams will allow you to test your knowledge and will prepare you for the final exam.
The exam will highlight areas of improvement, so you can go back to the training if needed and look over the content again.

Remotely Proctored Exam – 2 exam attempts available (Only Company to Offer this!)

80 Question ANSI Accredited Exam that can be taken in your home, or office.
You will instantly receive your score, and whether you passed or failed. Retakes can be scheduled instantly if you were to fail at your first attempt.
If you fail your first exam attempt you will get a second attempt free of charge.

Accredited Certificate – Valid for 5 Years

Once you pass your exam you will receive a Food Manager Certificate which will prove to your manager or local health inspector that you have the mandatory certification required.

This Manager Certification is Nationally Accredited at the Same Level as ServSafe.

Things you should know BEFORE you order:

To take the remotely proctored exam, you must use a laptop or desktop computer (PC or Mac) equipped with a webcam and microphone.
Please Click here to do a basic system test.

  • Exams are available in English, Spanish.
  • Proctors give directions in English
  • Mobile phones and tablets are NOT supported
  • A working webcam/mic and a private location are required


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More info…

Food Manager USA and our associates are dedicated to delivering California Food Safety Manager Certification training excellence to all food industry members throughout the United States for twelve years. Training includes Food Manager Training, Food Handler Training, and Allergen Awareness training. We take pride in offering the Always Food Safe Manager Certification Online Course which is a nationally recognized program. We explain the importance of food safety, the individual processes that make up a food manager safety program, and essential considerations and best practices.

Whether you’re catering hors d’oeuvres to San Francisco’s fanciest clientele or serving up surf-and-turf to San Diego’s hungry beachgoers, it’s important that you’re following proper food safety protocol. Sometimes food safety procedures are not very intuitive, in which case it’s extremely helpful (and often legally required) to have California Food Manager Certification. Food Manager USA makes this process a breeze, so you can get certified and get cooking!

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What Does a Food Manager Do?

There are many individuals who are vital to running a successful kitchen or food processing facility, but perhaps none more so than a Food Safety/Protection Manager. They will ensure your business is following proper food handling procedures. Not only does this protect your customers from foodborne illnesses, but it can save you from health inspection indictments and legal trouble in the future.


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Is Food Manager Certification Required in California?

Like most states, California requires that your food service establishment must have at least one person who has achieved California Food Manager Certification. Luckily, Food Manager USA offers a fast and convenient training program that can help you acquire ANSI-approved certification in no time. Read our FAQs to learn more!


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What Does Our Training Include?

Our California Food Manager Certification training combines a comprehensive educational course and a remotely proctored exam that is designed to be extremely accessible. The training courses can be completed remotely on any device, and you will have two attempts to pass the final exam! Once you do, you can reap the benefits of a nationally accredited certification at the same level as ServSafe.


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How To Get Started

Getting started on your path toward California Food Manager Certification is as simple as registering online! The program is easy to follow and the resulting certification will be valid for five years. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to reach out!


If a certified Food Manager is the only thing missing from your restaurant or food-related service, register here to keep your business out of trouble. If you need any other training programs, such as allergen awareness or food handling, Food Manager USA provides courses for those as well. Get started today!

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