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Food Safety Training


Foodservice Sanitation Manager Re-certification Courses

All classes/exams listed below meet the requirement for food safety manager certification as listed by the Conference for Food Protection and the Virginia State Food Code.

Upcoming Food Safety Classes:

Certified Professional Food Managers Class and Exam:

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 call PVCC Workforce Services, (434) 961-5354 or register online at www.pvcc.edu/workforce

When:      February 15, 2016 OR April 16, 2016
Time:       8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Where:    Workforce Services, Piedmont Virginia Community College, 501 College Dr. Charlottesville
Cost:       $129/person; separate $28 fee for exam
               (payable by check or money order)

Chef

ServSafe Food Safety Class and Exam:

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 http://offices.ext.vt.edu/albemarle

When: February 22 and 28 OR April 18 and 25 OR
         June 6 and 13, 2016
Time:  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Where: Albemarle County Office Building, 5th Street Extended
Cost: $150/person (if registered in advance)


ServSafe Recertification Food Safety Class and Exam:
This one day, 8 hour program helps prepare you for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification exam.  Training covers the importance of food safety, personal hygiene, time and temperature control, preventing cross contamination, cleaning and sanitizing, safe food preparation, receiving and storing food, current food safety regulations, methods of thawing, cooking, cooling, and reheating food, and more.  To register call PVCC Workforce Development Services at (434) 961-5354 or go online to: www.pvcc.edu/workforceservices.

When:     January 18 OR March 19, 2016
Time:      8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Where:   Piedmont Virginia Community College -
             Stultz Center 501 College Drive 
Cost:      $129/person (if registered in advance) plus exam fee


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.  Who should attend?  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.  For more information or to register call (434) 872-4580 or email lpasq@vt.edu.

When: March 14, 2016 – Fork Union Community Center, 6-9 PM
          April 11, 2016 – Albemarle County Office Building, 6-9 PM
          June 20, 2016 – Jefferson Madison Regional Library, 6-9 PM
          July 18, 2016 – Scottsville (TBD), 6-9 PM
Cost:   FREE

 
 

Last Updated: 01-05-2016

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