SMF Training & Consulting
"I care about food safety and helping you grow your business"
Owner, Sue Farace, CP-FS

You can reach Sue, the owner and instructor, at 410-687-1015 during normal business hours.

Email: Contact: Sue Farace, CP-FS
Directions to Classroom
410-687-1015 (office)
410-382-4325 (mobile)



Certified Food Safety Manager Course Descriptions

During Certified Food Manager training courses we will cover the following topics:

  • How to Serve Safe Food
  • Pathogens and food safety
  • How foods are contaminated
  • Protecting consumers that have allergies
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Keeping food safe from delivery to sale
  • Facilities
  • Pest Management and food safety
  • Enforcement and Training


Tired of Cancelled classes?

We never cancel a class for under-enrollment. Your time is valuable and SMF Training respects that.

Current Class List

FormatDate
One Day ServSafe Food Safety ManagerTue 11/28
One Day ServSafe Food Safety ManagerSat 12/02
Two Day ServSafe Food Safety ManagerTue 12/05
One Day ServSafe Food Safety ManagerMon 12/11
Two Day ServSafe Food Safety ManagerTue 01/09
One Day ServSafe Food Safety ManagerWed 01/17
One Day ServSafe Food Safety ManagerTue 01/23
One Day ServSafe Food Safety ManagerMon 01/29
Two Day ServSafe Food Safety ManagerTue 02/06

If you do not see a class date that meets your needs please call Sue at 410-382-4325. We typically offer 2 day trainings the first week of the month and 1 day trainings on alternating Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the year.

Food Safety Manager Certification is also known in Baltimore County as Level I training. We use the most up-to-date Servsafe ® Manager 6th Edition Book.

ServSafe ® Food Safety Manager Certification

16 hour Training and Exam

If you are required by your jurisdiction to have a certified food handler on site you will need 16 hours of training.


We offer two class formats to meet your needs:
  • 16 hour traditional classroom training. You will recieve a study guide upon registration, it is recommended that you review the study guide prior to class. You will be assigned some reading outside of class time between day one and two. Cost of $190 includes ServSafe ® training by a State of Maryland approved ServSafe ® instructor and exam. Books are provided for use during class or may be purchased.
  • 8 hr homestudy with 8 hr classroom. If you are a self-starter and willing to do some homework this is the class for you. We take food safety seriously and expect that students taking this course do the bookwork that is requested. Employers: If you are not confident your employee will finish the assigned work please consider our 16 hour ServSafe ® Food Safety Manager course.
    There will be a pre-class check by the instructor to verify that course work has been completed. Any student not completing required work may be asked to return to a future class. There will be no refunds for students not completing work. Cost of $145 include ServSafe ® training by a State of Maryland Interjurisdictionally approved ServSafe ® instructor and exam. Books are provided for use during class or may be purchased.

Re-Certification ServSafe ®Food Safety Manager Certification

8 hour Training & Exam

8 hour classroom time is required for re-certification. You will recieve a study guide upon registration, it is recommended that you review the study guide prior to class. Cost of $145 includes ServSafe ® training by a State of Maryland approved ServSafe ® instructor and exam. Books are provided for use during class or may be purchased.

ServSafe ® Exam Only

Exam Only

If you have taken online training or just need to take exam you can select any one day courses and arrive at 3:00 pm for exam. Exam Fee is $75. Pre-registration is required. We can also offer private proctoring at our location for $125. Contact us for registration at 410-382-4325. Please note this is not a recommended option for employers in City of Annapolis or Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Prince Georges, Howard or Montgomery Counties. You will not recieve the required training hours letter that is required in these counties or cities for the Food Safety Manager card.

Private ServSafe ® Food Safety Manager Training Sessions

Train several staff members at one time or when you need emergency training for one.


Cost for Multi student private sessions are $350 per day in the Baltimore Metro area plus $50 per student. If you are outside of the Baltimore Metro area there may be a $50 travel charge assessed. Online testing is available with immediate results and same day printing of certificates. Results and printing for paper exams are available in 7-10 business days.
Call 410-382-4325 or email Sue@MarylandFoodHandler.com for pricing and availability.