Courses offered for certified food managersUniversity of Minnesota Extension is offering two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for certified food managers.
University of Minnesota Extension is offering two courses to help food service establishments meet the educational requirement for certified food managers.
The initial certification course, called ServSafe, will be offered on Thursday, April 22 at the Douglas County Extension Office at 720 Fillmore in Alexandria. The class will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with the test following at 4:30 p.m. Participants must attend all day to be eligible to take the certification exam.
This course includes information about safe food preparation, handling, sanitation and prevention of food borne illnesses. Registration is required by April 8.
Serve It Up Safely is a four-hour renewal course for certified managers. Certified food managers need four hours of continuing education credits within three years of becoming certified. University of Minnesota Extension educators and University specialists developed this renewal course that meets these criteria.
The Serve It Up Safely course will be held at Alexandria Library meeting room at 720 Fillmore in Alexandria on Thursday, April 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration is due by April 8.
Pre-registration is required. For a registration brochure or for more information call (507) 337-2819 or contact Connie Schwartau at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Food Manager Certification Course and Serve It Up Safely renewal course are also available on-line. To get more information about all of these classes, go towww.extension.umn.edu/foodsafety or contact Connie Schwartau at email@example.com or (507) 337-2819.