Food safety certification class to be held Oct. 16 in Charles City

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Floyd County will be hosting a ServSafe® food safety certification class in Charles City on October 16, 2017. “Certification in ServSafe® meets the Iowa Food Code requirements to have a certified food protection manager in all establishments,” said Nancy Clark, class instructor and ISU Extension and Outreach Nutrition and Wellness Specialist.
This eight-hour program aims to train food service professionals about food safety requirements and best practices to meet them.” According to Clark, the program is based on the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe® certification program and the Iowa Food Code. The class is beneficial for foodservice managers from all areas such as schools, restaurants, convenience stores, child care, senior meal sites and health care. Participants will receive a copy of the ServSafe® Manager training manual and will take the ServSafe® certification exam.  
This class will be held at the Floyd County Extension Office, 112 N Main Street in Charles City. Cost is $150.

Registration is due one week before the class date. For more information about the class or to register, contact Nancy Clark at (515) 341-0261, or email at: nanclark@iastate.edu.

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