Serv Safe Food Safety Education through Polk County Extension

Serv Safe

ServSafe is a Food Safety Training and Certification Program from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

ServSafe is the food service industry's premier food safety training and certification course. It is recognized by more federal, state and local health jurisdictions than any other food safety training program in the United States.

The ServSafe course is recommended for all types of foodservice managers, both commercial and non-commercial.

Serv Safe is recommended for:

  • Restaurant Managers
  • Nursing Home Foodservice Managers
  • Hospital Foodservice Managers
  • School Foodservice Managers
  • Childcare Foodservice Manager 
  • Senior Citizen Foodservice Managers
  • Hotel/Motel Foodservice Managers
  • Educators Involved with Foodservice

This is a great opportunity to obtain your National Certification and update your skills in food-borne illness prevention. Consumer concern about food safety is at an all time high. ServSafe certification demonstrates to your customers that you are committed to ensuring their health and serving safe food.

This ServSafe Course Will Include: This ServSafe Course Will Help You:
  • Food Microbiology
  • Sanitary Food Handling and Storage
  • Personal Hygiene and Housekeeping
  • HAACP Food Safety
  • Pest Control and Safety Procedures
  • Certification upon Successful Completion of Exam 
  • Protect Your Customers or Clients from Food Borne Illnesses and Improve Food Quality
  • Reduce Liability Risks
  • Build Customer Confidence and Maintain Patronage
  • Improve Profitability and Give Your Business a Competitive Edge

Note: This workshop is a fast-paced overview of the textbook. Reading the book prior to the workshop will give you the best chance for success on the exam.  This course has been approved for 8 hours of continuing education for dietitians, diet technicians and dietary managers. Cost is $135 per person. Books may be mailed out prior to class for an additional $5 fee. 

Upcoming Classes:

Serv Safe for Food Managers Class



Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 p.m.

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Serv Safe for Food Handlers Class

The Serv Safe Food Handler Program provides the resources to help keep food safety as an essential ingredient in every meal by providing basic food safety information to help prevent food borne illness. This short course is a great resource for all members for the food service staff, from the front of the dietary department, to the back of the dishroom. Cost is $20 per person.

Location: Boone County Fairgrounds, Casey's Building at 11th & Fairview, Albion, NE OR Platte County Extension, Columbus, NE

Date: February 21, 2019 (Albion) OR February 28, 2019 (Columbus) 

Time: 1:30 - 5:30 pm

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