Food safety training
The ServSafe® Food Safety Training Program leads the way in providing current and comprehensive educational materials to the restaurant industry. More than 4 million foodservice professionals have been certified through the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification Exam, which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - Conference for Food Protection (CFP). ServSafe® training and certification is recognized by more federal, state and local jurisdications than any other food safety certification.
ServSafe® Manager Training has become the industry standard in food-safety training and is accepted in almost all U.S. jurisdictions that require employee certification. Manager Training meets Ohio Department of Health Manger in Food Protection Certification requirements.
The Manager Training program provides food service managers, operators, and owners with accurate, up-to-date information on all aspects of handling food, from receiving and storing to preparing and serving.
Upon successful completion of the course and exam, participants receive a Certificate of Completion from ServSafe® and an Ohio Food Protection Certicite from Ohio Department of Health.
The next training will be in July 8, 15, and 22 from 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM with Exam offered on July 29 from 9:00 - 11:30AM.
Person-in-Charge Training is a one-day food safety training which meets Ohio Department of Health Training Requirements for Person-in-Charge food service employees.
The Person-in-Charge Training enhances employee understanding of major food safety principles: time and temperature abuse, cross-contamination, and personal hygiene. The program includes a National Restaurant Association Education Foundation handbook, several hands-on activities, and a Ohio Department of Health Person-in-Charge Certificate.
Person-in-Charge training is scheduled for August 2, 2021 from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. Register today!
ServSafe® Food Handler Training
Employee Training is a one-day basic food safety training. This does not meet any Ohio Department of Health Training Requirements for food service employees.
The Food Handler Training enhances employee understanding of major food safety principles: time and temperature abuse, cross-contamination, and personal hygiene. The program includes a National Restaurant Association Education Foundation handbook, several hands-on activities, and a Certificate of Completion.
There is no Food Handler training scheduled at this time. Please contact Emily Marrison email@example.com or 740-622-2265 for details.
TAP Online Training
OSU Extension has partnered with TAP Series to offer an online course which meets all ODH requirements and replaces the 15 hour (2 day) classroom study requirement. Total cost is $121. Enrollment into the online training is $73 a person and the ODH approved examination at a test center is $48 per person. Completion of the online course can be done at your own speed and at a time that works for you. Check HERE to purchase training and examination.
Emily Marrison is a certified proctor for ServSafe Manager Examinations. There is a $25 fee for this service when you have your own online exam access code. The fee is $50 if you need proctoring service as well as an online exam access code or certifed written exam answer sheet. Please contact Emily at 740-622-2265 or firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule a time for a proctored exam.
Food safety questions
If you have questions about food safety in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, here are some reliable resources:
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