December 14, 2020 - 10:25am --

Announcing the 2021 ServSafe training dates, a food and beverage safety training and certificate program managed by the National Restaurant Association.  This training helps prevent food safety mistakes and will help all foodservice workers from owners, managers and employees identify and prevent the most critical barriers to food safety including COVID requirements.

Classes at this time are limited to 10 participants and payment must be made to be fully registered.  Your trainers are Melissa J. Rupp, Extension Educator Family and Consumer Sciences, and Cheryl Spires, NW Region Program Specialist, SNAP-Ed; both are certified ServSafe Instructors and proctors.

The cost of the training is $200 and includes the book, training materials, resources, lunch the second day, snacks, and the exam.  You must attend both days to take the exam and after successful completion of the course and exam, participants receive a ServSafe Certificate and an Ohio Level 2 Food Protection Card from the Ohio Department of Health. 

The ServSafe food safety training is held at the OSU Extension office 8770 State Route 108, Wauseon OH 43567.  The remaining 2021 training dates are June 23 & 24, September 29 & 30 and December 1 & 2 and time for both days are 8am – 5pm.  The maximum class size is 10 to ensure COVID safe practices and payment must be made to be fully registered. 

More details and a registration form can be downloaded from  Register today at For questions, call 419-337-9210.