As of March 16, 2020 all classroom food safety training classes will be suspended until further notice.
Food Safety Training Course is required to be completed by 25% of food handlers (wait staff, bartenders, cooks, deli workers and dishwashers) on duty at any given time. The course covers the basics of safe food handling, dangers of food borne illness, personal health & hygiene, and temperature control. The course will cover all aspects of safe food handling in order to comply with the requirements of the Missouri Food Code. Both classroom and online courses are available. View the information below or in our Food Safety Training Classes BROCHURE.
Classroom Food Safety Training Course
We offer these training courses in our office. There is NO FEE to attend this class. The class is also offered online for a small fee (see information below).
Upcoming Classes in our Office Classroom for 2020:
|10:00am – Noon||2:00pm – 4:00pm|
|January 9||January 28|
|February 13||February 25|
|March 12||March 24|
|April 9||April 28|
|May 14||May 26|
|June 11||June 23|
|July 9||July 28|
|August 13||August 25|
|September 10||September 22|
|October 8||October 27|
|November 12||November 24|
|December 10||December 22|
HOLDEN Food Safety Training Course
We offer occasional Food Safety Training Courses in Holden. The following dates and times are scheduled at Holden City Hall, 101 W. 3rd St, Holden, MO.
- February 19 10am – Noon & 2pm – 4pm
- August 5 10am – Noon & 2pm – 4pm
Online Food Safety Training Course
Online Food Safety Training Courses are now available for Food Handlers and Managers. The Food Handler course is available in English, Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, and Mandarin.
- Basic Food Handler Training and exam – $15.00
- Manager Certification:
- Training starting at $67.00 (exam not included)
- Exam only – $28.00
ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification Course & Examination
In addition to the Basic Food Safety Training Course, we also offer the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification Course & Examination. This is a nationally accredited course required by many restaurants prior to promotion to a management position. Participants must read the textbook ServSafe® Manager 7th Edition thoroughly prior to class. The pace of this one-day (8 hour) review session is rapid and the test will be administered at the end of the class.
ServSafe® Course Fees:
$140.00 Textbook, Class, and Exam
$65.00 Class and Exam (no textbook)
Please make payment with check or cash at time of registration.
2020 ServSafe® Course Schedule (8 am to 5 pm):
|Registration Deadline||Class Date|
|January 11||February 11|
|April 12||May 12|
|July 11||August 11|
|October 10||November 10|
For any questions or concerns about food safety training, please contact Environmental Health directly at (660) 747-6121, ext. 258.