When: November 6 & 13
Time: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Community Education Center
Cost: $165.00

The ServSafe® Food Safety Program is for individuals who are serving as managers or are in a supervisory role requiring certification. Upon successful completion, participants will receive the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certificate.

Training meets the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture requirements for the Food Employee Certification Act.

The requirements for a Certified Food Protection Manager under the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Food Employee Certification Act will be changing. Until the changes are implemented, the current requirement remains in effect. To receive and maintain certification, individuals are required to pass a certification exam every five (5) years.

The ServSafe® Food Safety Manager Course, conducted by Penn State Extension, is for individuals preparing for the food protection certification exam. Completing the ServSafe® Manager Course and passing the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification Examination with a 70% or higher meets this requirement.

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please call or e-mail the contact person for the course.

ServSafe® is a registered trademark of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation, and used under license by National Restaurant Association Solutions, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Restaurant Association.

Who is this for?

  • Anyone who needs a ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certification
  • Anyone who needs to meet the PDA requirements for food safety certification
  • Restaurant managers
  • Food service managers

What will you learn?

  • How to safely prepare food
  • How to safely store, handle, and purchase food
  • About foodborne microorganisms and allergens
  • About personal hygiene
  • How to manage pests
  • How to clean and sanitize your facility
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