Safe Plates Food Manager Food Safety Certification Class & Exam
North Carolina Cooperative Extension in Haywood County will be offering a Safe Plates Food Manager Food Safety Certification Class on two consecutive Wednesdays, February 12 and 19, 2020, from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. The exam will be given at the end of the second day, February 19 from 3–5 p.m. Safe Plates is for all those who work in the foodservice industry and particularly those seeking food protection manager certification. The course helps food establishments meet the NC requirement of having at least one supervisor certified as a food protection manager, per the FDA Food Code 2013. Certification is based on passing the ANSI-approved exam from the National Registry for Food Safety Professionals and is accepted throughout the US for 5 years from date of the exam. Certification includes a certificate to be displayed in the workplace as well as a wallet card. Safe Plates is taught through case studies, storytelling, activities, and discussion. This class is interactive and encourages participants to engage with the material.