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For the purpose of this chapter, the following definitions shall apply unless the context clearly indicates or requires a different meaning.
CERTIFICATE. A “food sanitation certificate” issued by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services certifying that a person has satis-factorily demonstrated his or her competency in food sanitation and practices.
CERTIFIED FOOD HANDLER. An owner, operator, or any other person at least 18 years of age who supervises all or part of the food service operations within a food service operation as hereinafter defined in this section and is responsible for training the operation's employees in the areas of food sanitation and practices. At the discretion of the Director, and upon a showing of good cause, the Director may waive the requirement that a CERTIFIED FOOD HANDLER be at least 18 years of age.
CODE ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL. Those employees of the city who are responsible for enforcing those ordinances and laws of the city as may be assigned to them from time to time by the City Council.
DEPARTMENT. DEPARTMENT means the County of Los Angeles, Department of Health Services.
DIRECTOR. The Director of the Department of Health Services of the County of Los Angeles, or his or her duly authorized designee.
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE. The Director of Finance of the City of Alhambra.
FOOD HANDLER'S TRAINING CERTIFICATE. A certificate issued by the Department, certifying that a food handler has satisfactorily demonstrated competency in food protection and practices by passing a written examination administered by the Department or by completing a food handler's training course approved by the Director.
FOOD SERVICE MANAGER. The owner, operator, licensee, or any other person who supervises all or part of food service operations within a food service establishment and is responsible for the actions of employees under his or her charge.
FOOD SERVICE OPERATION. Any food service business which prepares any potentially hazardous food on the premises for sale or gift to the public and includes, but is not limited to, all restaurants, markets, bakeries, mobile food preparation units, commissaries, and food processing establishments.
POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD. Those foods set forth in Cal. Health and Safety Code § 113845 as it currently exists or hereafter may be amended.
('86 Code, § 6.14.020) (Ord. 4051, passed - - ; Am.. Ord. 4338, passed 8-10-98)