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Registration for NYC Food Handler Certification at Pacific Library

NYC food handler certification is necessary for all food handlers in the retail food service and hospitality industries who are involved in the preparation, storage or handling of food.  This certification is awarded after successful completion of the four trainings and passing the NYCDOH exam.  

Topics covered in the  (1) week training class:

  • Causes of foodborne illness and ways to prevent it
  • Time and temperature controls
  • Cross contamination
  • Job readiness skills

Class Schedule:

  • Mon., March 30th  10AM - 3PM
  • Wed., April 1st  10 AM - 3PM
  • Fri., April 3rd  10AM - 3PM
  • Mon, April 6th  10AM - 1PM

Class Location: Pacific Library - 25 4th Avenue, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Basic Eligibility:

  • Must be employed or seeking employment in the food industry.
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to meet TABE reading placement test requirements
  • Must attend all 4 class sessions
  • All materials and exam fee are FREE

Registration is required! Must bring copies of a resume and photo ID.

To enroll, you must attend one of the following registration sessions at Pacific Library:

Monday, March 2nd at 10:30 AM

Monday, March 9th at 10:30 AM

Monday, March 16th at 10:30 AM

Please allow for 2.5 hours to complete registration and testing.

For more information, call 718-622-4460 ext. 5 or email

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