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New government regulations mandate that every food service establishment must have at least one full-time employee per shift who is certified in food safety. To help the food service industry comply with this requirement, The Community College of Baltimore County has partnered with the National Restaurant Association Education Foundation to offer the 16-hour training course in safe food handling.

Offered days, evenings and weekends , this ServSafe® Certification course can also be delivered on site at your business location to accommodate the work schedules of your employees. Click here for the current food safety class schedule.

Upon successful completion of the training and passing the required national ServSafe® exam, participants will receive a 3-year Food Service Manager Certification which fulfills all current requirements set forth by the Baltimore County Department of Health.

Topics covered in the training include:

  • Basic food safety concepts
  • Effective HACCP program management
  • Compliance with government regulations
  • Reduction of liability risks
  • Minimizing insurance premiums
  • Commitment to food safety
  • Personal hygiene for employees
  • Preventing food-borne illness outbreaks

ServSafe® food safety certification is recommended for workers in:

  • Restaurants
  • School and Business Cafeterias
  • Childcare and Eldercare Facilities
  • Hotels
  • Grocery Stores, Candy Stores and Bakeries
  • Community Centers, Halls and Arenas
  • Caterers
  • Inspector and Quality Assurance Professionals
  • Culinary Students
  • Owners and Operators
  • Chefs
  • Kitchen Managers

For further information on classes and to register, please call our contact center at 443-840-4700.

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