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Food and Hospitality
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Food Protection Management Certification


Come to El Centro College to become a Certified Food Service Manager. We offer approved certification and re-certification courses that meet the requirements mandated by the cities of Dallas, Garland and Mesquite. These courses are also offered in Spanish.

Food protection management certification This 15-hour training and certification course is for managers of establishments, which prepare and serve food to the public. This course satisfies FDA and Texas Department of Health guidelines. The certification is effective for five years. Areas of study include: Please click on the Food and Hospitality or Cursos En Español link below for course descriptions offered for this certification.
  • Techniques for sanitary food service preparation
  • Employee sanitation training
  • Housekeeping management
  • Accident prevention
  • Sanitation regulations and standards
  • Pest control
Food protection management re-certification

This is a seven-hour state certified program. Areas of study include:
  • Categories of food contamination
  • Factors that contribute to food-borne illness
  • Prevention of food-borne illness
  • Introduction of HACCP

For more information on this Certification call 214 860-2696
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Downtown Campus

801 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75202
Phone: 214.860.2000
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Bill J Priest Campus

1402 Corinth Street
Dallas, TX 75215
Phone: 214.860.5900
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West Campus

3330 N Hampton Rd
Dallas, TX 75212
Phone: 972.391.1400
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