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    ServSafe Manager's Certification Training VS Food Handler's Card!

    Posted by Laura Geer on Jun 5, 2020 12:49:31 PM


    When it comes to food safety training and certification, ServSafe leads the way. The National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe Food Safety training programs are nationally recognized in all 50 states.  In fact, most jurisdictions look for and require ServSafe certifications. Choosing ServSafe is the no brainer part of the process of getting certified. ServSafe offers a few certifications, so the certification that is appropriate for you may differ than what is recommended or in some cases mandated for others.

    ServSafe Manager’s Certification Training versus Food Handler’s Card are two completely different classes and certifications. We discuss the differences below:

    The Food Handler’s Card is only $9.95. This class entails very basic/generic food safety training and knowledge at an employee-level position. We strongly recommend this course to  all food delivery drivers; not just restaurants, but also DoorDash, Uber Eats or Grubhub workers.  This class is also great for all staff at employee-level whether you are front or back end of the restaurant. We also recommend this course for all of our school districts, justice systems, grocery store employees and more This is a great opportunity for all employees to take a course to educate themselves and also prepare them to become a responsible food handler. This course you can take right online at work or home. The website to obtain your Food Handler’s Card through Elite Food Safety Training is www.tapseries.com/4u/efst.

    ServSafe Manager’s Certification Training: This class is designed for the manager or any person-in-charge. This certification verifies that you have sufficient food safety knowledge that will protect the population from any foodborne illnesses. The Manager's Certification covers critical topics including, but not limited to:  Foodborne illnesses and the losses associated from an outbreak, Food Allergens and Contamination, Good Personal Hygiene, and much more! ServSafe Manager’s Certification Training is an 8-hour course which includes a proctored exam. EFST offers the study materials, course and examination for $175.00. Please ask about exam only pricing. We also have group pricing for your team with flexible options. For class dates, locations and a way to request a class near you please visit www.elitefoodsafety.com.

    Here at EFST we 100% guarantee that we will always provide you with quality materials and exams that are created by foodservice and regulatory experts. We keep up to date with all new regulatory information appropriate to the state and county that you are employed in. We understand the importance of being a team and keeping communications strong  so our doors are always open to you before and after the class you attend. Please let us know how EFST can help you today! For more information or any unanswered questions please contact Sara Roberts at sroberts@elitefoodsafety.com.

    On behalf of the entire Elite Food Safety Training team, we look forward to working with you.



    Topics: food safety, class