Washington DC – District Of Columbia – Food Safety District Requirements
Washington DC (District of Columbia) Food Handlers
Washington DC food handler safety training is necessary for employees in the food service and hospitality industry. Washington DC 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).
Washington DC (District of Columbia) Certified Food Managers
Washington DC 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 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.
Washington DC (District of Columbia) – 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.
Washington DC Food Safety District Regulations
- Washington DC (District of Columbia) Food Code
- Washington DC Administrative Code – District of Columbia – Food Code (PDF)
- Washington DC (District of Columbia) – Department of Health – Municipal Food Safety and Hygiene Inspection Regulations
Food Truck and Food Vendor Rules and Associations
- Washington DC – Mobile Food Vendors
- District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (DCMR)
- DC – Mobile Roadway Vehicle (MRV) Location Lottery Results
- DC Food Trucks – Facebook
Class A Vending Business Licenses
A Class A Vending Business License shall authorize a person to vend food, other than food prohibited from public or private space provided, that the vendor holds any food licenses and certificates required under subtitle A (Food and Food Operations) of Title 25 of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (DCMR).
District of Columbia Municipal Regulations (DCMR) – Effective October 1, 2013 – Vending- Selling goods and services exclusively from the public space and for the immediate delivery upon purchase. Food trucks, Hot dog carts, sidewalk merchandise vendors, ice cream trucks, etc.
Washington DC Food Safety District Contact Info
Washington DC – District Of Columbia – Department of Health
899 North Capitol Street NE
Washington DC, DC 20002
Phone: (202) 442-5955