The ServSafe® Food Safety Training Program leads the way in providing current and comprehensive educational materials to the restaurant industry. More than 4 million foodservice professionals have been certified through the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification Exam, which is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) - Conference for Food Protection (CFP). ServSafe® training and certification is recognized by more federal, state and local jurisdications than any other food safety certification.
ServSafe® Manager Training
ServSafe® Manager Training has become the industry standard in food-safety training and is accepted in almost all U.S. jurisdictions that require employee certification. Manager Training meets ODH Level 2 Training Requirements.
The Manager Training program provides food service managers, operators, and owners with accurate, up-to-date information on all aspects of handling food, from receiving and storing to preparing and serving.
Upon successful completion of the course and exam, participants receive a Certificate of Completion from ServSafe® and an Ohio Food Protection Card from ODH.
ServSafe® Employee Training
Employee Training is a one-day basic food safety training which meets ODH Level 1 Training Requiremnts for food service employees as well as those opening an establishment for the first time.
The Employee Training enhances employee understanding of major food safety principles: time and temperature abuse, cross-contamination, and personal hygiene. The program includes a National Restaurant Association Education Foundation handbook, several hands-on activities, and a Certificate of Completion.
Church and Non-Profit Training
Church and Non-Profit Organization Training is a 2-hour basic food safety training for kitchen coordinators, not-for-profit group organizers, and volunteers who may be involved with serving food-related fundraisers as well as church luncheons and dinners.
This training covers essential food safety principles including time and temperature abuse, cross-contamination, and personal hygiene. Participants will receive take home information and a certificate of completion.
TAP Online Training
Training Achievement Program (TAP) Series is an online food safety curriculum that meets all ODH Level 2 Training Requirements with no additional paperwork to complete. Participants receive a Certificate of Completion from TAP and an Ohio Food Protection Card from ODH.
Completion of the online course can be done at your own speed and at a time that works for you. Once training is completed, you will take a proctored certification exam. Please select your exam date from the options on the registration form when you register.