Food Service Managers Certification

1989 Jefferson County Fiscal Court:  A certified food service manager and/or food service employee is required to be on duty whenever the food service establishment is open for business or preparing food.  All food service establishments are required to post the certificates issued by the Board of Health.

LMCO Chapter 118

The fee for the Certified Food Service Manager Course is $35.00 per person. The retest fee is $15.00 per test. 


1. $35.00 check or money order payable to:
Louisville Metro Government
Att: Environmental Health Services
400 E. Gray St.
Louisville, KY 40202 
Or to apply and pay online click here.

2. Application filled out by employee  enrolling in the course.

3. Home Study Booklet mailed to enrollee.

4. Contact Martha Gregory & Associates, Inc. to sign up for course. Phone: (502)458-0841
Training Center Location:
3010 Taylor Springs Dr.
Louisville, KY  40220

5. Three hour Sanitation Course, with up to one hour for the test. Each applicant has 90 days from date of enrollment to complete the course and examination with Martha Gregory and Associates.  Failure to provide 24 hrs. advance notification of cancellation will result in the applicant losing their $35.00 fee.

6. Persons who fail the test and need to retake the exam must pay a $15 fee and retest within 60 days of initial test date.

7. Certification remains current for 3 years. 

8. ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification, Prometric Certified Professional Food Manager, and the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Food Safety Professionals Food Safety Manager Certification will be accepted in lieu of the Food Service Managers course, for a fee of $35.00. Please submit original certificate, social security number and picture id along with the application for transfer.

9. Duplicate copies-$10.00

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