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ServSafe training May 17-18 at Scottsbluff


The University of Nebraska–Lincoln will be teaching the ServSafe Manager Training Program for food service managers and employees May 17 to 18 at Scottsbluff in the Bluestem Room at the UNL Panhandle Research and Extension Center, 4502 Avenue I.

Registrations are due by May 2. Find a registration form or more information at or contact Nebraska Extension at (308) 432-3373 or Jamie Goffena at

The class will run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Check-in will start at 8:30 a.m. on May 17. 

Providing safe food to customers is an ultimate goal of restaurants and food services. The ServSafe Manager Training is the industry leader for food service training and is part of the National Restaurant Association Management Certification Program. More than one million food service managers and employees have been certified through ServSafe.

Food Service professionals will learn at the training about preventing food safety issues they face daily. Key topics will be:

• Provide safe food

• Prevent contamination, food-borne illness & food allergens

• The Safe Food Handler

• Avoid hazards in purchasing, receiving and storage of food

• Safe food preparation, holding and service

• Food safety management systems

• Safe facilities and pest management

• Cleaning and sanitizing

Instructors are Dr. Julie Albrecht, Extension Food Specialist with University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Jamie Goffena, Extension Educator for Nebraska Extension. Albrecht has taught ServSafe Training since 1994.

Participants will receive the latest edition of ServSafe Manager book, materials, refreshment and lunch. They also may take the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification exam at the conclusion of the training on May 18 at 3 p.m.

Nebraska Extension provides research-based education impacting Nebraskan’s lives. More information about nutrition, food and food safety can be found at or     


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