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Rick Kralj, M Ed. RD, LDN

Certified ServSafe Instructor
Food Safety & Quality
Senior Extension Educator

Penn State Extension
180 Main Street
Brookville, PA 15825

phone: (814) 849-7361 Office

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Food Safety Certification/ServSafe®

The ServSafe® course, conducted by Penn State Extension, is for individuals preparing for the exam. After attending the ServSafe® class(es) and passing the proctored, multiple-choice exam with a score of 75% or higher, participants will receive a ServSafe® certificate, which meets the PDA requirement for food safety certification.

Course Outline

Providing Safe Food

Forms of Contamination

The Safe Food Handler

The Flow of Food:

·         Introduction

·         Purchasing, Receiving, and Storage

·         Preparation

·         Service

Food Safety Management Systems

Safe Facilities and Pest Management

Clean and Sanitizing




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or by phone 877-345-0691

Fee $185.00
(Includes book, study guides and examination)