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Food Sanitation

Basic Certificate (BC)

The Basic Certificate in Food Service Sanitation program is a partnership between City Colleges of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health. The program offers training in food service sanitation in four languages: English, Spanish, Chinese, and Korean. This program prepares personnel from food establishments for certification and re-certification by the City of Chicago and the State of Illinois and also trains and certifies food vendors participating in outdoor summer festivals.​     

Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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2 CH

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Culinary Arts & Hospitality

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