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FAQs

  • What if I don't pass the exam?
    There is a $99 re-test policy if you re-take the exam within 7 business days.
  • When do I get the results?
    You get instant pass or fail results and once the proctor closes the exam session you can immediately print the ServSafe Food Manager Certificate upon passing the exam.
  • What is a food manager certification?
    A food manager is responsible for keeping customers safe by overseeing the safe storage, preparation, and service of food in the workplace. They must pass a test demonstrating their knowledge of food safety practices, and then they are certified to manage food safety practices in the kitchen.
  • Is ServRite food safety manager exam ANSI accredited?
    Yes! ServRite are independant ServSafe Food Safety Instructors and Proctors Our exam is ANSI accredited, meaning that it meets the required national standards for Food Protection Manager Certification Programs.
  • How can I renew my certification?
    The renewal process differs by state. Check with your local health department.
  • What is a passing score?
    You need to get 70% to earn a certificate. There are 90 multiple choice questions and you are scored on 80 of those questions, 10 questions on the exam are used as pilot questions for future exams.
  • Who needs this certification?
    It is a legal requirement across the USA to have at least one staff member Food Manager trained and on duty at any time in your business. This training gives managers the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to oversee the safe storage, preparation, and service of food in the workplace.
  • How long is the food manager certification good for?
    The certificate is valid for up to five years from the date of the exam.
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