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Food Service Employees’ Class
About the Class
Individuals who work with unpackaged and/or packaged food, food equipment or utensils, or food contact surfaces are required to possess a food service (handlers) card. Food service cards are required prior to employment and are valid for two years. A food service card issued by another city may be honored.

New Online Food Handler Training
The Norfolk Department of Public Health now provides food handler training online through “State Food Safety” here.  Purchase the online training course for $15.00. The class is offered in full audio and visual in English, Spanish, or Mandarin Chinese. You may be able to complete the course and test in less than 90 minutes. After you complete the course, you will be able to print your food handler card. 

2016 Food Service Employees' Classes
ALERT: Food Handlers classes scheduled for Thursday June 30, 2016 have been cancelled. Regular schedule will resume on Thursday July 7, 2016.  For your convenience our online food handlers’ class is available at: www.statefoodsafety.com

Where
Huntersville Neighborhood Center
830 Goff St.
Norfolk, VA 23504

Class Requirements
  • $10 non-refundable administrative fee (cash, check, or money order) due at time of registration
  • 1 form of identification required at time of registration
  • Children under 10 years of age may not attend

Times
Mondays
Registration: 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Class starts promptly at 9:30 a.m.
Thursday
Registration: 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Class starts promptly at 9:30 a.m.

Registration: 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Class starts promptly at 3:30 p.m.

Class will start promptly at the times listed above. No admittance once class has started.

In the event that a holiday falls on a regularly scheduled class day, the class will be canceled. This will not change the other regularly scheduled classes. The classes are approximately 1.5 hours in length. Class participants will receive a food handler card at the end of the class. Food handler cards are valid for two years. Seating is limited to class participants only.

For further information contact the Norfolk Department of Public Health Bureau of Environmental Health Services at 757-683-2709.