Food Safety

The mission of the Kent City Health Department Food Safety Program is to protect and improve the health of consumers by assuring foods are safe and are not adulterated, misbranded, or falsely advertised.

The Food Service Program involves the licensing and inspection of restaurants, taverns, food vending machines, convenience stores, and temporary food events to verify compliance with sanitary standards set forth by the State of Ohio ensuring safe and wholesome foods for the consumer.

Program Resources

  1. Training Forms
  2. Videos

Available Food Safety Training & Certification

  • ServSafe® Free COVID-19 Training and Resources
  • 2021 ServSafe® Exam and Retest (Not Scheduled)
  • 2021 ServSafe® Food Safety Training Course Sign-Up - (Manager Certification in Food Protection- approved by the Ohio Department of Health) (Not Scheduled)
  • Food Safety Basics Class Sign-Up - Level 1 Person in Charge (Not Scheduled)

Additional food safety training is available to licensed food services or to whomever is interested. For further information, please call 330-678-8109, ext. 5208 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.