16 Hour ServSafe Class Washtenaw County

Date: April 30, 2013 - May 7, 2013
Time: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Location: 705 N. Zeeb Road, Ann Arbor
Contact: Rita Klavinski at 269-781-0784 or klavinsk@anr.msu.edu

16 Hour ServSafe - Washtenaw County: April 30 and May 7

Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Earn ServSafe® certification with help from MSU Extension
Michigan law requires that all food service establishments must employ full-time managers who have earned state-approved certification and can demonstrate a working knowledge of food safety, food sanitation and the concepts and principles of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP). Regulation 570 was adopted Oct. 2, 2009 to supplement the requirements of the Michigan Food Law.

MSU Extension’s offers16-hour ServSafe training is for food service workers who need to become certified as a Food Protection Manager.The 16 hour training provides food service workers with the information and preparation they need to successfully pass the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam.

Course Description

All courses are presented by certified ServSafe® instructors. Participants must complete the entire course and answer at least 75 percent of the examination questions correctly to earn certification.

The 16 hour ServSafe® course is designed to give any food service industry employee a working knowledge in the changes to the Michigan Food Code and the principles and practices of proper food sanitation and application of HACCP.

Who should attend this class?
Managers who work at:

- restaurants

- institutional settings like school cafeterias, nursing home dining halls, etc.

- public events where food is prepared and served

- kitchens operated by churches, civic groups and other nonprofit organizations

Why take this class?
Participants learn everything from how to correctly wash their hands to what it takes to safely prepare, serve and manage a food service establishment. They leave the course equipped to share their knowledge with others and

In addition to meeting state requirements for food safety training, ServSafe® enables students learn strategies that can improve the efficiency of kitchen operations.

MSU Extension ServSafe trainers are experienced educators who are certified through the National Restaurant Association. They present the class content in an easily understandable manner and work to ensure that students grasp the concepts that are presented.

 Topics Covered

• Introduction to food safety

• Overview of foodborne microorganisms and allergens

• Personal hygiene

• Purchasing, receiving and storing

• Preparation, cooking and serving

• Facilities, cleaning and sanitizing and pest management

• Employee food safety training

Registration Information 
The cost of the 16 hour course is $145 per person plus the 6th edition ServSafe book. You must have a 6th edition book to take the class.

Online registration closes April 25 for these courses. You may also register onsite. You will need to purchase your book online at http://bookstore.msue.msu.edu/ by searching ServSafe to find the book that best suits you. It is recommended that you purchase your book at least 3 business days before the start of class or plan to purchase your book onsite.

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