UGA Extension Office

ServSafe® Food Handler Certification Training

ServSafe® is a nationally recognized program developed by the Educational Foundation of The National Restaurant Association for food service workers in restaurant, school, hospital and other food service settings. Upon completion of this course, participants will received a certificate that is widely recognized and accepted by the majority of local and state jurisdictions that require food service safety training.

The fee for this ServSafe® course is $140 which includes instruction, the course book, exam booklet, and administration of the test. Upon request the text book is available in select languages other than English. For additional information about the class and future dates, you may contact Nicole Walters at (478) 994-7014 or nicole.walters@uga.edu. 


ServSafe® Manager Certification Training

ServSafe® is a nationally recognized program developed by the Educational Foundation of The National Restaurant Association for food service workers in restaurant, school, hospital and other food service settings. Upon completion of this course, participants will received a certificate that is widely recognized and accepted by the majority of local and state jurisdictions that require food service safety training.

The fee for this ServSafe® course is $140 which includes instruction, the course book, exam booklet, and administration of the test. Upon request the text book is available in select languages other than English. See below for upcoming Manager Certification Trainings near you. 


Upcoming Events
  • Dec 6 ServSafe® Manager One-Day Training & Exam Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. Class registration is $140 and covers the textbook, testing fee, and refreshments. Registration deadline is November 28th, 2022. For additional information, please contact Keishon Thomas at 478-751-6338.
    • Macon, GA - (22.0 Miles)
  • Jan 11 ServSafe Manager Certification 2-Day Training and Exam University of Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
    • Claxton, GA - (132.0 Miles)
  • Jan 12 ServSafe Manager Certification 2-Day Training and Exam University of Georgia Cooperative Extension provides the nationally recognized and accredited ServSafe® training for foodservice managers from the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Upon successful completion of the ServSafe® examination, the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager certificate will be issued by the NRAEF. The fee of $140 includes course book, educational materials, instruction, exam and refreshments. Pre-registration required, please contact our office.
    • Claxton, GA - (132.0 Miles)
  • May 18 ServSafe Manager One-Day Training We provide Georgia's food service industry with food safety training using the National and Georgia Restaurant Associations ServSafe® program. UGA Extension has been offering ServSafe® manager and employee (Food Handler) certification programs throughout the state since 1997. The ServSafe® Manager Exam is a very detailed 90-question multiple choice test. Examinees must score a 70% to obtain ServSafe® Manager Certification. Each two-day course offered includes course instruction by a certified ServSafe® instructor and proctor, an updated ServSafe® Manager book, a certification exam and light refreshments.
    • Conyers, GA - (48.0 Miles)
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