8 Hour ServSafe Lapeer County

Date: December 12, 2012 - January 22, 2013
Location: Lapeer County
Contact: Chris Venema at venema@msu.edu or 989-667-0341

8 Hour Lapeer County ServSafe Training

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.

An 8 hour training is offered to those who have previously been Certified as a Food Protection manager. (Copy of previous state approved certificate must be submitted as a prerequisite of the 8 hour training.)

The 8 hour training provides food service workers with updated information needed to successfully pass the ServSafe food Protection Manager Certification Exam for recertification. Following completion of the course, participants complete the examination.

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.

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.

The 8 hour ServSafe® course is designed to give previously certified food safety managers an update to the changes to the Michigan Food Code and a review of key principles and practices of proper food sanitation and application of HACCP.

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 for the 8 hour course is $70 for each participant. Each paid registration includes all course materials, course book and the examination form. Participants in the 8 hour course must provide a copy of their expired or soon to expire state approved certificate to the course instructor prior to the first day of the course.
Online registration closes two days before the start of class. 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.

Online registration for 8 Hour ServSafe Lapeer County is open.

The last day to register online for this event is January 19, 2013.

 Click here to register for this event.

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