Registration open for ServSafe® training March 16-17 in Scottsbluff

Nebraska Extension will offer ServSafe® Manager Training Program for food service managers and employees March 16-17, 2021 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in Scottsbluff, at the Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 4502 Avenue I.

Registrations are due by Feb. 22, along with the registration fee. Space is limited, due to occupancy restrictions for the COVID pandemic. For more information or registration form, contact Nebraska Extension at 308-262-1022 or 308-632-1480, or Extension Educator Tammie Ostdiek at tostdiek5@unl.edu.

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 storing 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 and materials, and exam-processing fee. 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.