Food safety is paramount when serving food to customers and our families. Having a bad reputation for cleanliness and food safety protocols can harm the reputation of your business and could result in loss of revenue, fines and/or closure of your establishment. Using proper handling, preparation, storage and cooking techniques can help prevent food born illness and keep your customers safe.
Why it is important
Every year millions of people suffer from food born illness and other food related complications that sicken and hospitalize many, a small percentage of cases even result in death. Food born illnesses are preventable and an under reported problem in the United States.
Food born illnesses can pose a very serious problem for certain groups of people who are at higher risk than others and there are a lot of factors that play a role in food safety. From farming practices to preparation for consumption, each layer has it's challenges that need to be addressed.
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Servsafe Food Manager Training
We offer training and exam proctoring for the Servsafe Food Manager Certification to all food service professionals whether it is your first time or if you are renewing your current certification. Arm yourself and your staff with the knowledge and training to provide safe delicious food to your customers. Know that you meet the state requirements for you and your employees. We offer in class training at our Lorton location to all Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland residents nearby.
What You Will Learn in the Training
Safe food handling practices
How to properly store food
The 8 major allergens
Time and temperature controls
Food safety regulations
Proper cleaning and sanitizing
Proper hand washing technique
Good personal hygiene
The 6 most common food pathogens