ServSafe is a nationally recognized company that teaches safe food handling procedures. They will go over everything, usually in an 8 hour class on Saturday, followed by an exam. Some community colleges offer ServSafe classes if there is a culinary program.
Some of the things you will go over include:
- Food temperature Danger Zone
- Ideal conditions for bacteria growth: Food, Acidity, Time, Temperature, Oxygen, Moisture
- Food borne illnesses, symptoms, and common causes
- HACCP plans
- Dishwashing basics
- Handwashing basics
- etc. etc.