Training Requirements for Non-Restaurant Workers

All food handlers working in non-restaurants shall have training completed by July 1,2016.

Any food handler training that has been registered and approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health is acceptable for food handlers in non-restaurants.

Those working in non-restaurants are not required to take another food handler training unless they go to work for another employer except for nursing homes, licensed day care homes and facilities, hospitals, schools, and long-term care facilities training is valid for 3 years. Food handler training for those working in non-restaurants is not transferable.