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The ServSafe® food safety training uses material from the National Restaurant Association (NRA) and is taught by Clemson University Extension Agents who are Registered ServSafe Proctors and Certified ServSafe Instructors by the NRA.

Manager Training & Exam -
1 day (7.5 hours)

$175 per person

Review a list of course dates & locations for 2014 > 

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Appropriate for restaurant managers and assistant managers, chefs, dietitians, culinary arts instructors, school food service managers, Family and Consumer Science instructors, and others. Upon successful completion of the exam, participants will receive a certificate from the National Restaurant Association and be registered in their data base. The certificate should be renewed every five years.

Topics covered:

  • basic food safety
  • microbiology
  • contamination
  • the flow of food
  • receiving & storage
  • food preparation & service
  • HACCP, sanitary facilities
  • pest management
  • training employees

HandwashingCost for the course includes:

  • ServSafe® Manager 6th Edition Book
  • training materials
  • thermometer
  • ServSafe® Food Handler Guide for Employees
  • ServSafe®  exam

There is a maximum of 25 students per class and registration is on a first-come, first served basis. Each class must also meet a minimum of 15 students. The course is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met.

Servsafe® Exam Only

$100 per person if taken with already scheduled training.

This option is for food service professionals who have previously been ServSafe® certified and are looking to renew their certificate without additional training. The exam can be taken with the class of an already scheduled training or individually scheduled at a Clemson Extension Office.  Please see the listing below for locations, test proctors, and phone numbers. Local Extension offices use computer testing. If the exam is taken at a local office, the price is $50 and the student must purchase an electronic exam voucher prior to the test.

To Register On-line for ServSafe® training or exam only go to: https://shopping.clemson.edu/

For more information contact Bob Guinn at rguinn@clemson.edu.

 

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Employee Training -
6-10 hours

$40 per person

This class can be tailored to your group and each employee will receive a certificate of completion.

Each employee receives training in:

  • basic sanitation
  • personal hygiene
  • receiving and storage
  • preparing, cooking & serving food
  • cleaning & sanitizing

Cost for the course includes:

  • ServSafe® Food Handler Guide
  • thermometer
  • certificate of completion

Cutting peppersEmployee Training -
4 hours

$25 per person

This class is for food service employees who are on a tight schedule.

Each employee receives training in:

  • basic sanitation
  • personal hygiene
  • receiving and storage
  • preparing, cooking & serving food
  • cleaning & sanitizing

Cost for the course includes:

  • ServSafe® Food Handler Guide
  • thermometer
  • certificate of completion