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Extension to host food safety course

8/20/2014

Special to The Hays Daily News

Special to The Hays Daily News

To provide food safety education for regional food handlers, the Ellis County Extension Office will host a Servsafe Manager Certification Course from 8:15 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Extension meeting room, 601 Main. Neeley Carlson with Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association will be the course instructor.

The cost for the course is $105 for KRHA members or $125 for non-KRHA members and includes the Servsafe sixth edition textbook, national certification exam, training materials and refreshments.

The ServSafe program is a national certification program designed to teach safe handling practices to foodservice employees and others who handle and serve food to the public. ServSafe education in Kansas is provided by K-State Research and Extension in partnership with the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association.

Pre-registration for the Servsafe Manager Course is required by Aug. 28 to allow for ordering books and materials. Mail registration form and fee to the Kansas Restaurant and Hospitality Association, 3500 N. Rock Road, Building 1300, Wichita, KS 67227, or register online with a credit card at www.krha.org.