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Food Handler Training
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Food Handler Training

Food Safety Training Requirements

Certified Food Protection Manager

As of January 1st, 2019, a new requirement for retail food establishments is that facilities have at least one person that has taken a food protection manager training and passed the exam from an accredited program.

Upcoming Food Protection Manager Certification Classes & Exam

March 24Hilton Garden Inn Denver Airport
16475 East 40th Circle
Aurora, CO
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March 25Hilton Garden Inn Denver Airport
16475 East 40th Circle
Aurora, CO
SpanishLearn more
April 15Jefferson County FairgroundsEnglishLearn More

Visit the Colorado Restaurant Association Calendar for a listing of ServSafe Classes.

Food Handler Training

  • Great entry level training for food handlers. Colorado Food Code doesn’t require food handlers complete a food safety course, but we highly recommend having all staff take this level of training.

Certified Food Program Manager Certification Online Training & Exam

  • This online option satisfies the Certified Food Protection Manager requirement.

Food Safety training (offered in English or Spanish) can be scheduled at your facility. An inspector will come to your restaurant and provide a training for your team. Class normally last between 2 to 2.5 hours. Class attendees will receive a food handlers training card. There is a $300 fee for the class.

Food Handler Manuals & Resources

These manuals and resources can be used to help you train staff to handle food safely.

Food Safety Training Checklist

Food Safety Videos

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Food Safety Program

Main: 303-441-1564
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