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Serv Safe

Description: A program designed for participants to qualify for a food service handler’s certificate.

Curriculum/program overview: At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Meet the new food code requirements
  • Identify the principles of food safety and methods of preventing contamination and foodborne illness
  • Protect customers from costly foodborne illness incidents
  • Recognize methods of maintaining clean and sanitary facilities and equipment
  • Understand the process of establishing a food service safety system that protects the flow of food through the facility
  • Understand sanitation regulations and ways to comply with them
  • Be able to implement proper employee sanitation training
  • Become certified in food protection upon passage of final examination

Contact person: Londa Nwadike

Evaluation tool: extension.missouri.edu/hes/evaluation/evaluationforms.htm

Fee information: No consistent delivery method, therefore, no state recommended fee