Food Handler Training
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Food Handler Training

STAR Food Handling Class

Boulder County does not require food handler cards, but does offer STAR Sanitation Training Assistance for Restaurateurs and child care providers in English and Spanish. STAR classes are held at Boulder County Public Health or can be scheduled at your facility (by request). There is a fee for the class.

Class times and schedules are subject to change. A minimum of seven participants must be registered to guarantee class.

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Online Training Opportunities

Boulder County Public Health is pleased to provide two online trainings for retail food establishments. These courses are optional for Boulder County food workers.

Upon successful completion of your course and test, you will print your Boulder County Food Worker’s Permit.

Food Handler Manuals & Resources

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

Food Safety Training Checklist

Examples of Food Safety Training Resources *

Foodborne Illness Information

* Disclaimer: reference in this site to specific commercial product or service, or the use of any trade, firm, or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Boulder County Public Health.

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Food Safety Program

Main: 303-441-1564
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