Dec 17, 2010
Shawnee State University will be providing state-approved food safety training awarding ServSafe Food Protection Certifications, a nationally recognized and accredited program from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24 and Friday, Feb. 25.
The ServSafe Food Safety Manager Certification Program was developed by the National Restaurant Association and leads the way in providing foodservice industry with an up-to-date comprehensive food safety training and certification program.
The two-day comprehensive ServSafe training at Shawnee State educates attendees on the elements of safe food handling and how to design a safety program that will protect customers from potential food-borne illnesses. In addition, attendees learn sanitation management and pest control.
The State Of Ohio requires that every food service establishment have a person certified in food safety or be able to demonstrate knowledge of food-borne illness and how to prevent its occurrence.
ServSafe provides the restaurant and food service industry with an up-to-date, comprehensive food safety training and certification program and it is recognized both in Ohio and Kentucky Departments of Health.
The Center for Disease Control reports that 90 percent of reported cases of food-borne illnesses are related to poor food-handling practices involving improper holding temperatures and poor personal hygiene.
The cost of the program is $275 per person. This fee includes lunch, book, exam and all handouts.
For more information or to register on SSU's food safety certification program, call Tracy Walters at (740) 351-3171, toll free at (866) 672-8778 or e-mail email@example.com.