Food safety training dates announced

ServSafe Food Safety Manager training is a food and beverage safety training and certificate program managed by the National Restaurant Association. This training helps prevent food safety mistakes and will help all foodservice workers from owners, managers, and employees identify and prevent the most critical barriers to food safety including COVID requirements.

In-person training is available through Ohio State University Extension in Fulton County. The 2022 class dates are Feb. 9 and 10, April 27 and 28, June 22 and 23, Oct. 5 and 6, and Nov. 30 and Dec. 1.

The cost of the training is $200 and includes the book, training materials, resources, lunch the second day, snacks, and the exam. You must attend both days to take the exam and after successful completion of the course and exam, participants receive a ServSafe Certificate and an Ohio Level 2 Food Protection Card from the Ohio Department of Health.

The class is held at the OSU Extension Fulton County office 8770 State Route 108, Wauseon, and is limited to 15 participants. Payment must be made to be fully registered. Your trainers are Melissa J. Rupp, Extension Educator Family and Consumer Sciences, and Cheryl Spires, NW Region Program Specialist, SNAP-Ed; both are certified ServSafe Instructors and proctors