ServSafe – Food Safety Training Offered

Beginning in 2005, the Indiana Food Code required one individual per food service establishment to have food handler certification when inspected by the local Board of Health. ServSafe ® training and certification sets the standard in food safety with the most up-to-date and relevant information. It brings together the current best practices to meet the industry’s changing needs. Participants in the training's stay engaged, retain the information better, and understand how to apply it.

You will receive intensive training on Indiana specific code regulations as well as FDA guidelines by a registered instructor using multi-media reinforcement including slides, videos, power point and interactive games.   The ServSafe Essentials textbook contains the industry’s most current sanitation information. Developed by the restaurant industry you can be assured that the material is presented in a useful and practical manner.

The ServSafe Certification is given upon successful completion of a 90 question multiple-choice exam. You will receive recognition from the International Food Safety Council and permanent registration in the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s national registry. Re-Certification is recommended every five year.

The ServSafe training is an all-day series August 4th at the White County Extension Office in Reynolds 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST. The Food Handler Certification exam will be offered at the conclusion of the class on August 4th. Book is provided upon registration for recommended advance study. Pre-Registration is preferred by July 18th.

If you are interested in attending this training and exam please contact Denise Schroeder at the White County Extension Office 219-984-5115. Registration includes book, exam, and lunch. If you have additional questions, please contact Monica Wilhoite at the Fountain County Extension office at 765-793-2297 or Denise at the White County Extension Office.