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Food Safety Training

Upcoming Food Safety Classes:

ServSafe Food Handler's Class

Increase the food safety knowledge of your staff (not for managers), advance your own food service skills, or gain valuable skill sets for future employment applications.  This nationally recognized course educates participants on the essentials of food safety in your establishment.  Participants will receive a Safe Food Handler's Certificate valid for 3 years.

WHEN: October 2, 2014
WHERE:  Virginia Cooperative Extension Offices, 1600 5th Street Extended
TIME:  9 AM to 12 noon
REGISTRATION:  call (434) 872-4580

ServSafe Manager Certification Training

This two-day, 16-hour introductory food safety management course is appropriate for food service managers and chefs working in hotels, restaurants, schools, clubs, and institutions.  After completing the class, participants take a certification exam from the National Restaurant Association.  To register and to find the regional schedule call Virginia Cooperative Extension, (434) 872-4580 or go online to:

When: October 20 AND 27, 2014
Time:  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Albemarle County Office Building, 5th Street Extended
Cost: $150/person

NEHA Certified Professional Food Manager Training - Recertification
This one-day accelerated class is for seasoned food service professionals who want to renew their certification and learn the latest regarding food safety and foodborne illness prevention.  Students take the Prometric™ exam at the end of the course.  To register please call PVCC Workforce Services, (434) 961-5354 or email

When: September 27 or November 10, 2014
Time:  8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Where:Piedmont Virginia Community College - Jefferson School Campus
233 Fourth St., Suite P, Charlottesville
Cost: $129/person; separate $28 fee for exam

Cooking for Crowds

Learn what causes food borne illness, how to prevent it, and how to start practicing good food safety strategies with the appropriate permits.   This class is perfect for members of non-profit organizations who serve food at church suppers, community events, fairs and other large events.  Organizations must send at least 2 people to receive a certificate.

Cost: FREE
Dates: September 9, 2014 from 6 – 9 PM
Fluvanna Community Center
5725 James Madison Highway
Fork Union
September 30, 2014 from 6-9 PM
Nelson Center
8445 Thomas Nelson Highway

To Register:  C (434) 972-4580


Last Updated: 08-22-2014

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