Registration Now Open – Safe Plates for Food Managers Certification Night Class

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If you are in need of Food Protection Manager Certification as required by the North Carolina Food Code, there are still spaces available in the upcoming four day class offered at night. This in person night class with the exam on the 4th evening will take place at Kaninis Restaurant and have the following schedule:

Thursday, February 15 – 4-8 p.m.

Saturday, February 17 – 4-8 p.m.

Thursday, February 22 – 4-8 p.m.

Saturday, February 24  – Review and Exam Only    4-7 p.m.

The Safe Plates Food Manager Certification Class will be taught by Julie Sawyer, Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent in Haywood County. This program prepares all those who work in the foodservice industry and particularly those seeking food protection manager certification for the ANSI-approved  Food Protection Manager Certification exam.

Managers successfully completing the National Registry of Food Safety Professionals Certified Professional Food Manager Exam meet the FDA Food Code 2022 requirement for a Certified Food Protection Manager. This certification not only meets the requirement in North Carolina but it is also good throughout the United States for five years.

Managers trained in SafePlates for Food Managers are equipped to create a work environment that minimizes food safety risks in their restaurants, cafeterias, and grocery stores through best practices, open communication, and thoughtful practice.

SafePlates is taught through case studies, storytelling, activities, and discussion. This class is interactive and encourages participants to engage with the material.

Register for Safe Plates for Food Managers Here

For more information about the class contact Julie Sawyer at 828-456-3575 or