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Michigan ServSafe Course – Food Safety of Michigan

If you are in need of a top rated Michigan ServSafe course, please contact Food Safety of Michigan at (586) 980-3301 or click here to see our class schedule. 

Michigan ServSafe Course

The restaurant industry is home to more than 15 million trained and skilled employees in restaurants across the country serving the public every day. The restaurant industry is open and the tables at America’s 1+ million restaurant and food service locations are always a great place to gather with friends and family. To ensure that restaurants have the latest information about Coronavirus, we created industry-specific guidance for owners and operators.

Here are some ServSafe resources about the Coronavirus and other preventative safety tips. For more information on the impact of Coronavirus from the National Restaurant Association click here.

For an experienced and trusted Michigan ServSafe course, call Food Safety of Michigan at (586) 980-3301 today. 

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Michigan ServSafe Courses

Michigan ServSafe Courses – Food Safety of Michigan

If you are looking for top rated Michigan ServSafe courses, please contact Food Safety of Michigan at (586) 980-3301 today or click here to register for classes online. 

ServSafe, MFHA Share Expertise to Benefit the Industry

When tackling such complex issues as unconscious bias and cultural intelligence, it’s good to have a partner to help you make things clear.

ServSafe, MFHA Share Expertise to Benefit the Industry That’s true whether on a personal level or an organizational level. That’s why the National Restaurant Association, an expert in delivering training to the foodservice and hospitality industry through its ServSafe brand, partnered with the Multicultural Food service & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA), an expert in understanding bias and developing diverse work forces, to develop the Understanding Unconscious Bias training suite, part of ServSafe Workplace.

It’s a partnership that not only works for those two organizations, but benefits restaurant and hospitality businesses as well.

In these days of every gaffe being captured on video and posted on social media, it is more important than ever that managers are skilled in cultural intelligence and provide training for their employees in how to recognize and combat unconscious bias.

Both ServSafe and MFHA are committed to creating the best possible training to support managers and employees.

For more than 23 years MFHA has helped individuals and food service and hospitality companies build their cultural Intelligence to deliver better business results. Through both research and delivering speaking presentations, live workshops and webinars, MFHA has focused on both strategic and tactical ways to build inclusion and enhance companies brand to attract and retain diverse employees. Known for providing keen insights to restaurant and hospitality executives and upper-level managers, they are frequent presenters at conferences focused on diversity, equity, inclusion, and the “how-to’s” of building multicultural workplaces.  MFHA provides both regional and on-site training programs. For more information about MFHA, visit www.mfha.net.

ServSafe Workplace’s Understanding Unconscious Bias training was developed in part from feedback and requests of MFHA workshop participants who wanted a scalable solution to bring these important messages to managers and employees at the unit level.

“Our vision for the industry is for everyone, regardless of the package God put them in, to achieve at the highest level of their ability and ambition,” said Gerry Fernandez, founder and president of MFHA. “If you have the ability and ambition to be president of the company, there should be a place in the industry for that to happen regardless of whether you are a man, woman, black, white, Christian, Jew, straight, whatever.”

Meanwhile, the National Restaurant Association has honed training methods and delivery to its highest levels with decades of producing ServSafe materials for the food service and hospitality industry. It has cultivated connections with experts in the industry and committed to research about how to train. It’s what made ServSafe an attractive partner to the MFHA.

“The National Restaurant Association is the mothership for education for the restaurant industry and has all of the major companies and brands affiliated with them as well as the big supply partners who support the industry,” said Fernandez. “Who better to partner with than the National Restaurant Association? They have a commitment, they have a content development group and they have Sherman Brown’s leadership that is delivering great value in food safety training.”

Fernandez says that there is a real need for training like this because there a much greater likelihood of conflict between employee and customer than ever before. He attributes that to an uncivil tone in our society, tension over immigration and people being willing to say things that they never would have said aloud or in public in the past. All this necessitates managers needing to support their employees in de-escalating a situation before it rises to violence. The manager’s version of the Understanding Unconscious Bias training includes tips for deflecting and de-escalating potentially volatile interactions.

“We have always looked for people to partner with,” said Fernandez. “Perspective and experience is good for business. That’s our mantra for getting the best results. When you are inclusive in practicing that, then everybody gets a chance to contribute and everyone wins—the customer wins, the business owner wins, the employees win.”

For experienced and trusted Michigan ServSafe courses, call Food Safety of Michigan at (586) 980-3301.

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WHY TAKE SERVSAFE® TRAINING?

Michigan ServSafe Instruction – Food Safety of Michigan (586) 980-3301

If you are in need of Michigan ServSafe instruction, please contact Food Safety of Michigan at (586) 980-3301 for more information or click here to schedule a class online. 

Michigan ServSafe InstructionWhy take ServSafe® training? Industry icon, Tedde Reid, the founder, President, and CEO of Supplies & Equipment Foodservice Alliance (SEFA) has often said: “If you work in this industry, you need to be ServSafe® certified.” For me that was enough (especially since she’s my boss). But there is little arguing that our industry, as well as our customers, benefit every time a ServSafe® Certificate is earned and issued.

Foodborne illness impacts customer health, an operator’s reputation, a business’s profitability, and in some cases, their complete viability. The CDC estimates that there are as many as 47 million cases of foodborne illness in the U.S. each year, and the key to understanding the need for ServSafe® training is to recognize that food safety decisions are made (or not made) at every point of the foodservice process from construction of the building right up to daily operations that include cooking and cleaning.

Designers create layouts that promote the safe and efficient flow of food throughout the facility. Builders use materials that are easy to clean and resistant to bacteria. Consultants specify equipment that is easy to clean and includes additional food safety features and benefits. Dealers sell equipment and smallwares that help Operators maintain safe practices. Operators, Chefs and employees implement procedures to receive, store, prep, cook and serve food. They also implement warewashing and facility sanitation practices. Even the person who empties the garbage at the end of the day takes steps that can limit bacterial growth and prevent insect and vermin from becoming a problem. But for all of this to happen, knowledge of the issues and best practices is required.

The National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Course and certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-Conference for Food Protection (CFP). It is recognized by more federal, state and local jurisdictions than any other food safety certification. In most jurisdictions, either State or County regulators require that foodservice managers gain certification, or demonstrate knowledge of food safety practices.

The ServSafe® curriculum teaches:

  • The importance of food safety for customers and operators
  • Good personal hygiene for food handlers and servers
  • Time and temperature controls that help protect food
  • How to prevent cross-contamination in foodservice operations
  • Proper cleaning and sanitizing for foodservice operations
  • Safe food preparation practices
  • How to properly receive and store foods
  • Safe methods of thawing, cooking, cooling and reheating food
  • Food safety regulations
  • Pest control for foodservice operations
  • And more.

If you’re an Operator, invest in your own reputation and success by training your employees and managers with ServSafe®. If you’re an employee, invest in yourself by taking a ServSafe® class. Even if you’re not a foodservice manager, maybe you’d like to be one. Taking the course shows current and future employers your level of commitment and initiative. If you work in a profession that provides goods and services for foodservice operators, then take ServSafe®. It will help you provide solutions for your customers. That earns you sales and helps them succeed.

For top rated Michigan ServSafe instruction, call Food Safety of Michigan at (586) 980-3301 to schedule a class. 

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More About the ServSafe Alcohol® Program

Michigan ServSafe Alcohol Class – Food Safety of Michigan (586) 980-3301

If you are looking to take a top rated Michigan ServSafe Alcohol Class, please click here to signup for one of our classes at Food Safety of Michigan or call (586) 980-3301 for more information. 

Michigan ServSafe Alcohol Class

The ServSafe Alcohol® program prepares bartenders, servers, hosts, bussers, valets, bouncers and all front-of-house staff to effectively and safely handle difficult situations in your operation.

Alcohol service involves many risks. Failure to act responsibly could result in fines, imprisonment, losing your liquor license, increased insurance costs, or losing your business.

Prepare yourself to handle these risks with responsible alcohol training from a trusted and experienced source, the National Restaurant Association.

Students choose from two exams when registering for a course. The ServSafe Alcohol Primary Exam tests basic understanding. The ServSafe Alcohol Advanced Proctored Exam tests proficiency in key concepts.

Training and exams formats:  classroom and online
Classroom training and exam: English and Spanish
Online training and exam: English

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN


The ServSafe Alcohol® training and certification program will teach you to effectively do the following:

  • Understand alcohol laws and responsibilities
  • Evaluate intoxication levels
  • Check identification
  • Deal with difficult situations

Students can take the ServSafe Alcohol Primary Exam or the ServSafe Alcohol Advanced Proctored Exam after completing training to earn alcohol serving certification.

To enroll in a ServSafe Alcohol Class at Food Safety of Michigan, please click here to signup or call us (586) 980-3301 for more info.

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THE SERVSAFE® FOOD SAFETY ADVANTAGE

Michigan ServSafe Class – Food Safety of Michigan

If you are in need of a top rated Michigan ServSafe Class, please contact Food Safety of Michigan at (586) 980-3301 or click here to register for a class. 

Michigan ServSafe Class

The ServSafe® program is developed by the National Restaurant Association with the help of foodservice industry experts who face the same risks you do every day. Your concerns are our concerns.

Our years of experience and inside knowledge of the foodservice industry are at the core of our courses, exams and materials. We can prepare you to handle food sanitation risks because we have direct experience with it. We also have reliable materials, flexible options, and expert food safety educators.

SERVSAFE FOOD SAFETY PROGRAM MATERIALS


Our materials help define food safety best practices because we involve specialists from regulatory agencies, academia, and the foodservice industry to create them. ServSafe materials reflect the latest science, research and FDA Food CodeLearn more.

FLEXIBLE OPTIONS


Training and exams are available online and in a classroom.

EXPERT FOOD SAFETY EDUCATORS


Certified ServSafe Instructors and Registered ServSafe Proctors must meet minimum experience and educational requirements. You can be confident that practical, real-world experience guides your training.

HOW DOES SERVSAFE COMPARE?


ServSafe is the leader in food safety training and certification. See why.

For an experienced and trusted Michigan ServSafe Class, please contact Food Safety of Michigan at info@foodsafetyofmichigan.com.

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The ServSafe Alcohol® Advantage

Michigan ServSafe Alcohol Classes – Food Safety of Michigan

For top rated Michigan ServSafe Alcohol Classes, please sign up for the Food Safety of Michigan classes here or e-mail info@foodsafetyofmichigan.com.

Michigan ServSafe Alcohol Classes


THE SERVSAFE ALCOHOL® ADVANTAGE

The ServSafe Alcohol® Training program is developed by the National Restaurant Association and experts who have direct experience with the risks involved in serving alcohol. Our connection to the foodservice industry provides insights that help prepare you for difficult situations.

SERVSAFE ALCOHOL MATERIALS

Our materials help define responsible alcohol service best practices because we involve specialists in regulatory agencies, law, insurance, medicine, law-enforcement, restaurants and academia to create them. ServSafe Alcohol materials reflect scientific research in an easy-to-understand format.

FLEXIBLE OPTIONS

  • Classroom courses can be taken in English and Spanish.
  • The online course is in English and Spanish.
  • Most exams are taken in English; the Primary Print Exam can also be taken in Spanish.

EXPERT ALCOHOL SAFETY EDUCATORS

ServSafe Alcohol Approved Instructors and Registered Online Proctors must meet minimum experience and educational requirements. You can be confident that practical, real-world experience guides your training.

HOW DOES SERVSAFE ALCOHOL COMPARE?

ServSafe Alcohol® training and certification is widely recognized and respected in the foodservice industry. Here’s why.

ServSafe Alcohol
Uses quality materials and exams created by experienced alcohol-service professionals exclusively for the foodservice industry
Reinvests proceeds from programs back into the industry
Relies on the same development methodology as proven ServSafe food safety training
Is a single source, one-stop-shop to complete both food safety and responsible alcohol service training and exam needs
Addresses up-to-date regulatory information
Provides support from subject-matter experts available to answer questions
Offers flexible online, classroom, in-unit and one-on-one training and exam options
Follows a holistic approach that teaches staff to work together to handle difficult situations

For experienced and trusted Michigan ServSafe Alcohol Classes, please sign up for the Food Safety of Michigan classes here or e-mail info@foodsafetyofmichigan.com.

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ServSafe Food Manager Certification

ServSafe Food Manager Certification – Food Safety of Michigan (586) 980-3301

ServSafe Food Manager CertificationServSafe Food Safety 8-hour Review and Exam (click here to register)

Our 8 hour review and exam consists of a National Restaurant Association approved instructor conducting six hours of instruction and then administering the ServSafe food safety exam. Classes are available in cities throughout Michigan including Food Safety of Michigan (click here to register). The ServSafe exam consists of 90 questions. Testers must receive a 75 percent score or better to pass this test and receive their Food Safety Certificate.  All tests are graded by the NRA and take approximately 7-10 business days to process. Materials will be mailed upon registration.

ServSafe Food Safety Self-Study 
There’s no need to sit through the class if you have the knowledge! A National Restaurant Association approved instructor/proctor administers your exam. Proctored exams are available at various locations across the state. The ServSafe exam consists of 90 questions. Testers must receive at least a 75 percent score or better to pass this test and obtain their Food Safety Certificate. All tests are graded by the NRA EF and take approximately 7-10 business days to process. Materials will be mailed upon registration.

If you would like to sign up for ServSafe Food Manager Certification courses, please click here to register at Food Safety of Michigan today or call (586) 980-3301.

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Michigan ServSafe Classes

Michigan ServSafe Classes – Food Safety of Michigan (586) 980-3301

If you are looking to participate in top rated Michigan ServSafe classes, please sign up with Food Safety of Michigan in Utica, MI by clicking here! Call us at (586) 980-3301 for more information or e-mail info@foodsafetyofmichigan.com


Top ServSafe FAQs

What is the passing score for the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Examination?

A passing score is 75% or higher. This is obtained by answering at least 60 out of 80 questions correctly. The exam has 90 questions; however there are 10 pilot questions that are for research purposes only.

How do I become ServSafe Food Safety re-certified?

You must retake the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Examination before your current ServSafe Certification expires.

Check your local regulatory requirements for more information about certification renewal. Requirements may include completing both food safety training and the ServSafe Certification Exam.

If you have questions about your state’s requirements, please contact your state/local health department for more options.

Does my certificate expire?

The National Restaurant Association recognizes the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification for a five-year period and the ServSafe Alcohol and ServSafe Food Handler Certificates for a three-year period. However, state or employer requirements can vary. For more detailed information, check the regulatory requirements or contact your local health department.

How do I become ServSafe Food Safety certified?

To become ServSafe Food Safety certified, you must pass the ServSafe Manager Certification Exam with a score of 75% or higher. For your ServSafe Certification to be recognized by your state or local health department, you must also meet your local regulatory requirements. Requirements may include completing both food safety training and the ServSafe Certification Exam.

If you are searching for experienced and reputable Michigan ServSafe classes, sign up with Food Safety of Michigan in Utica, MI by clicking here! Contact at (586) 980-3301 for more info or e-mail info@foodsafetyofmichigan.com

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ServSafe Food Handler Class and Exam – Michigan

ServSafe Food Handler Class and Exam – by Food Safety of Michigan located in Utica Michigan.

Food Safety of Michigan

Food Safety of Michigan is a full service training facility run by Darlene Cairns that specializes in ServSafe® Manager Certification classes and the approved ServSafe® Alcohol classes that are mandatory by the State of Michigan. Proctoring is also available.

Our ServSafe® training program and exams comply with that law. Testing is done immediately after the Certification class and we are pleased to be able to offer same day test results; upon receiving a grade of 75% or greater, you will receive your Certificate before leaving the class. Training can be done at our facility or yours; register by email or phone.

Our ServSafe® training program focuses on five key areas that are required for preparation of the exam:

  • Introduction to Food Safety
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Cross-Contamination and Allergens
  • Time and Temperature
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing

We focus on serving businesses such as restaurants, hospitals, assisted living, schools, churches, hotels, individuals, new businesses and much more.

We can provide support for the following:

  • Food Service License
  • ServSafe Exam
  • ServSafe Classes
  • ServSafe Certificate
  • ServSafe Manager
  • Food Manager Certification
  • ServSafe Food Safety Manager
  • Food Safety Manager
  • ServSafe Alcohol Class and Exam
  • ServSafe Food Handler Class and Exam

Our Service Area: Utica, Romeo, Shelby Township, Clinton Township, Sterling Heights, Warren, Dearborn, Troy, Rochester, Rochester Hills and surrounding areas.

Contact Us Today for more information: (586) 980-3301

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certifications – Michigan

Food Safety of Michigan offers a one-day class curriculum which includes:  

  • pre-reading study guide
  • class
  • exam
  • same day test results

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certifications are honored in all 50 states. Upon receiving a grade of 75% or greater, you will receive your Certificate before leaving the class.

Contact Us Today for more information: (586) 980-3301

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