RICHARDSON HEALTH DEPARTMENT DOES NOT PROVIDE TRAINING
TEXAS DSHS TRAINING INFORMATION AND LINKS
(City of Richardson does not maintain nor update the above links and is not responsible for the contents)
The updated Texas Food Establishment Rules requires training for all food handlers as well as advanced training for managers and/or supervisors as follows:
- For wait staff, cooks, bus persons, Food Handler Certification from a source accredited by Texas DSHS or ANSI. Food handler certification is valid for two years. (Certificates must be kept at the food establishment for review by the local health inspector); AND
- For mangers and/or supervisors, Certified Food Protection Manager Certification from a source accredited by Texas DSHS or ANSI. Food manager certification is valid for five years. (Certificate(s) must be posted in a conspicuous location).
Texas Food Establishment Rules Document:
TFER Texas Food Establishment Rules (full pdf document, 200+ pages)