Colorado Food Safety State Requirements
Colorado Food Handlers
Colorado food handler safety training is necessary for employees in the food service and hospitality industry. Colorado food safety training is for employees (such as chefs, cooks, servers, preparers, vendors, caterers, supervisors and managers) who are involved in preparing, storing, or handling food that work in: (restaurants, bars, cafes, bakeries, delis, mobile food trucks, assisted-living, day care centers, and convenience stores).
Colorado Certified Food Managers
Colorado requires each retail food establishment to have a person-in-charge, an owner, or manager of a food establishment be a Certified Food Manager (CFM) as outlined in the FDA Food Code by successfully passing an accredited ANSI food safety certification exam.
- The Food Safety Manager Principles Course provides necessary training to help you prepare for the nationally-accredited ANSI Certification Exam.
- The ANSI Certification Exam is taken to certify that the food manager has demonstrated that he or she has the knowledge, skills and abilities required to protect the public from foodborne illness.
- The Food Manager Certification is usually valid for 5 years. However, in a few local jurisdictions this may vary, so make sure to check with your local health authority.
Colorado – Food Manager Certification (ANSI)
Our Food Protection Manager Certification is approved by the American National Standards Institute and the Conference for Food Protection (ANSI-CFP). This accredited exam is state-accepted for food manager certification requirements for Food Management Professionals. The candidate must pass the food safety examination from an accredited certification provider to be recognized as a Certified Food Protection Manager.
Colorado Food Safety State Regulations
Colorado Food Safety State Contact Info
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Division of Environmental Health and Sustainability
4300 Cherry Creek Drive South
Denver, Colorado 80246
Phone: (303) 692-3645
Web: Find you local Colorado Public Health Agency
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Colorado Food Truck & Mobile Food Vendor State Laws & Regulations
- El Paso County – Mobile Food Vendors
- County/City of Denver – Food Truck Guide (PDF)
- DenverStreetFood.com – Vendor Resources
- County of El Paso – Mobile Food Vendors
- City of Aurora – Mobile Food Vendor Toolkit
- City of Boulder – Mobile Food Vehicles
- City of Longmont – Mobile Retail Food Vending Permit
- City of Fort Collins – Outdoor Vendors
- City of Broomfield – Mobile Food Vending
- City of Pueblo – Food Vendor