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 2018:
|10 am to 12 pm||2 to 4 pm|
|January 11||January 23|
|February 8||February 27|
|March 8||March 27|
|April 12||April 24|
|May 10||May 22|
|June 14||June 26|
|July 12||July 24|
|September 13||September 25|
|October 11||October 23|
|November 8||November 27|
|December 13||December 18|
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 21, 2018 10 am to 12 pm
February 21, 2018 1pm to 3 pm
August 8, 2018 10 am to 12 pm
August 8 , 2018 1 pm to 3 pm
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 Spanish, Korean, Vietnamese, Mandarin, and English.
The ONLINE cost is $15.00 for the Food Handler Course and $30.00 for the Manager Course. Please click on the links below to go to the online training course.
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.
2018 ServSafe® Course Schedule (8 am to 5 pm):
February 13, 2018 (Register by January 12, 2018)
May 8, 2018 (Register by April 7, 2018)
August 14, 2018 (Register by July 13, 2018)
November 13, 2018 (Register by October 12, 2018)
For any questions or concerns about food safety training, please contact Environmental Health directly at (660) 747-6121, ext. 258.