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Polk Count Extension Office Offering Food Safety Training

By Bridgett Martin, CEA-FCS/4-H – Polk County Extension Office

The University of Arkansas Extension Service is proud to offer the ServSafe® program to all food service professionals in Arkansas.  This month, the Polk County Extension Office will be offering a training March 28-April 1.  The class is for food service managers who want, or need, to get certified through the nationally recognized curriculum.  Classes will be March 28 and March 29 from 1:30 pm to 5:30 p.m. each day.  The exam will be given on Monday, April 1 at 1:30 p.m.  Cost will be $110 per person plus an additional proctor fee per facility of $30.  This will include a book, the class and exam. Deadline to register for the ServSafe managers class is Tuesday, March 12.

Community training teams from the Cooperative Extension Service and the Department of Health conduct this program.  Call the Polk County Extension Office at 479-394-6018 for more details or to sign up for the class.

ServSafe® has been the industry national standard for over 25 years, training more than one million managers and employees on how to receive, store, prepare, and serve food safely.  The training is designed to meet the needs of any food service employee without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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