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KATIE MCKINNEY is a Registered Dietitian and Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics and works full-time at the University of Illinois in the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics. She has been an instructor for the State of Illinois Food Service Sanitation Course since 2009. Katie is excited to work with students at Parkland to help them learn proper sanitation procedures and increase their knowledge to help ensure safe practices in their job and at home.


Food Service Sanitation

ServSafe® is a registered trademark of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

Food Service Sanitation Certification

Fulfill the Illinois certification requirement for food handlers with Katie McKinney. Topics include food-borne illness, time-temperature control, personal hygiene, cleaning and sanitizing, HACCP, food safety, preparation and serving, cross-contamination, government regulations, and more.

In addition to becoming state certified, candidates who successfully complete this course are eligible for the ServSafe® Food Safety Certification Examination for an additional fee.


Effective July 1, 2014, training hour requirements for Food Service Sanitation courses are reduced from 15 hours to 8 hours!  Recertification now requires students to complete an 8-hour Food Service Sanitation course and exam every 5 years.


Book & Test Fee: $49


Thu/Fri Apr 9 & 10

FSS 610-002Z
Fee: $149(book & test additional)



Thu/Fri Jun 11 & 12

FSS 610-003Z
Fee: $149(book & test additional)



Thu/Fri Aug 27 & 28

FSS 610-004Z
Fee: $149(book & test additional)



8:30am- 12:30pm

Deadline: Apr 2






8:30am- 12:30pm

Deadline: Jun 4






8:30am- 12:30pm

Deadline: Aug 20


Frequently Asked Questions for Food Handler Training in Illinois


For more information on Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification, please visit the IDPH website or call IDPH at (217) 785-2439 or visit the IDPH website.


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