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Certification renewal for food managers

This course meets certification renewal requirements of the Minnesota Department of Health. We use the award winning Serve It Up Safely™ course developed by University of Minnesota Extension Educators. The four-hour, hands-on, interactive course is packed with useful information on topics such as food safety and personal hygiene; emerging trends in food preparation and handling; sanitation; and preventing foodborne illness.


Personnel of foodservice establishments who need to renew their Food Manager Certification. Certifications require 4 hours of renewal education every three years.


Schedule and registration

See the scheduled dates and locations:

January – June 2016
View and print a registration form and brochure (397 K PDF)

Register online by clicking on the course you want to take on the calendar below.

Registration deadline is 2 weeks prior to course. In the event that trainings are cancelled due to low registration, participants will be given the opportunity to attend another location or receive a full refund.

Cancellations by the participant must be received 14 days in advance to receive a refund. There will be a $20 cancellation fee. After this time, participants may send someone in their place, or transfer to another one of our classes at no extra cost.


Contact Connie Schwartau,, 507-337-2819.

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