Food Manager Certification/Recertification
Food Manager Certification
Per City Ordinances and the Wisconsin Food Code, each licensed restaurant and food establishment that processes potentially hazardous food must have at least one manager or operator certified in food protection practices within 90 days after a business opens. In the City of Milwaukee, the certificate holder must be on the premises when there are more than five food handlers working.
In the City of Milwaukee, in order to renew a food protection practices certificate, the certificate holder must satisfactorily pass a Conference for Food Protection accredited examination
State of Wisconsin Application for Certified Food Manager
State of Wisconsin Application for Recertification of Food Manager
Have you lost your state certificate?
For a duplicate certificate, send $5.00 and a letter (with your full name), requesting a duplicate certificate to: Wisconsin Department of Health Services | Food Safety and Recreational Licensing | P.O. Box 2659, Madison, WI 53071. For more information call (608) 266-2835
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Consumer Environmental Health Information and Licensing
Links to resources needed to open a food business in Milwaukee.
Sanitation and licensing requirements for mobile food vendors (food carts/ trucks).
Licensing information for tattoo parlors and piercing shops along with health information for those who are considering or who have just recently gotten tattoos/piercings.
Information on the sale of food and licensing for farmers' market vendors.
Information for individuals and businesses on how to safely handle and cook food.
Information on getting certified as a Food Manager or renewing certification .
Sanitation and licensing requirements for temporary food vendors at events in Milwaukee.
Obtain a license for your weighing or measuring device operating in the city of Milwaukee.
Ordinance information for closing-out / going-out-of-business sales.
Requirements of the City of Milwaukee's Convenience Store Security Ordinance.
Permit requirements for bed and breakfast establishments.