Registration open for ServSafe® training August 11-12 in Bridgeport

Nebraska Extension will offer the ServSafe® Manager Training Program for food service managers and employees August 11-12, 2020 in Bridgeport, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Prairie Winds Community Center, 428 Main St.

Registrations are due by July 17, along with the registration fee. Contact Nebraska Extension at 308-262-1022 or 308-632-1480, or Extension Educator Tammie Ostdiek at tostdiek5@unl.edu for more information.

Providing safe food to customers is an ultimate goal of restaurants and food services. The ServSafe® Manager Training is the industry leader for food service training and is part of the National Restaurant Association Management Certification Program. Over 1 million food service managers and employees have been certified through ServSafe®.

Food service managers will learn at the training about preventing food safety issues they face daily, including these key topics:

  • Providing safe food
  • Preventing contamination, food-borne illness and food allergens
  • The safe food handler
  •  Avoiding hazards in purchasing, receiving and storage of food
  • Safe food preparation, holding and service
  • Food safety management systems
  • Safe facilities and pest management
  • Cleaning and sanitizing

Participants will receive the latest edition of ServSafe® Manager book, materials, and refreshments. They will be responsible for their own lunches. They also may take the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification exam at the conclusion of the training.