WSU offering ServSafe food safety certification to restaurant professionals

Washington State University Extension is providing ServSafe food safety training in Grays Harbor County for restaurant managers, cooks and anyone who has responsibility for food preparation and food safety. This also includes casinos, day cares, senior centers, food counters, vendors, hospitals, restaurants or correction facilities.
The training will be held on two different dates and people would only attend one session. The classes are scheduled for Monday, March 12 and Tuesday, March 13 at Quinault Beach Resort and Casino, 78 ST. RT 115 in Ocean Shores. The classes will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and includes the testing time.
ServSafe is a nationally recognized comprehensive food safety training and certification program for anyone involved in the food service industry. The latest updates in food safety and best practices used in the industry to implement critical food safety procedures are taught. It is the highest standard in food safety training and certification to help managers keep food safe and protect the public from foodborne illness, according to Margaret A. Viebrock, WSU Extension and ServSafe instructor.
The cost for this 7-hour course, including the textbook and test is $130. Successful completion of the course includes a certificate for 5 years.
Interested food service businesses can call WSU Extension at 509 -745-8531 or e-mail [email protected] to register.  Registration should be received by March 1 to assure a textbook. Class size is limited. WSU Extension programs are available to all without discrimination.
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