Skip to Main navigation Skip to Left navigation Skip to Main content Skip to Footer

University of Minnesota Extension

Extension > Food > Food safety > Food safety courses

Print Icon Email Icon Share Icon

Food safety courses

For food professionals and staff

Check out the online course!

Renewal certification for food managers

Serve It Up Safely™, an award-winning training meets Minnesota's 4-hour continuing education requirement to renew your Food Manager Certification.

Food safety employee training

Food establishments are responsible for keeping food safe for their customers. All foodservice workers need BASIC food safety training.

Check out the online course!

Food allergen training for foodservice employees

One-hour interactive web-based course teaches food handlers about food allergies and the important role they have to protect the health of customers

For home and community

Cottage food producer food safety training

This advanced course focuses on food safety practices for all processes covered under the 2015 cottage food law including drying, baking, confections, jams and jellies, acid and acidified fruit and vegetables and fermentation. Offered in person or online. Learn more or email

Safe food sampling at farmers' markets

Learn about Minnesota's safe food sampling at farmers' markets' legislation and food safety principles for vendors and food demonstrators to prepare and offer safe food samples.

Cooking safely for a crowd

Quantity cooking requires different skills and knowledge. Volunteers learn about storage, safe cooling and cooking temperatures, and serving buffet-style.

Home food preservation

If you prepare, preserve and process foods at home for your own use, learn food safety and food quality, including new hazards, food handling and processing methods.

  • © Regents of the University of Minnesota. All rights reserved.
  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. Privacy