ServSafe® Food Handler Certificate

The ServSafe Food Handler Certificate is the most popular certification awarded by ServSafe. It is sometimes called a food handlers card or a food worker’s permit. The purpose of the certification is to ensure that food service workers understand basic food safety principles. The certificate is awarded after completing the course and passing the assessment. The assessment will test your knowledge in these five categories: Basic Food Safety, Personal Hygiene, Cross Contamination and Allergens, Time and Temperature, and Cleaning and Sanitation. The National Restaurant Association recognizes the ServSafe Food Handler Certificate for three years. 

FDBV-202 (4 hours) 
Cost: $69 (Tuition: $59, Materials: $10)

Section MW02: Mays Landing Campus 
Monday, March 4, 5:30-9:30 p.m. 

Section CW02: Cape May County Campus 
Saturday, April 6, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification

This program covers sanitation guidelines, as suggested by the National Restaurant Association’s ServSafe program. The ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification verifies that a manager or person in charge has sufficient food safety knowledge to protect the public from foodborne illness. Individuals that successfully pass the 90-question, the multiple-choice exam will receive a ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification. The ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under the Conference for Food Protection Standards. Participants will take the test on the last day of the course. The National Restaurant Association recognizes the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification for a five-year period. 

FDBV-200 (12 hours) 
Cost: $259 (Tuition: $199, Materials: $60) 

Section AW02: Worthington Atlantic City Campus 
Saturday, April 13, 20, 27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Section CW02: Cape May County Campus 
Saturday, May 11, 18, 25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

NEW! Culinary Entrepreneur - Baking

The Culinary Entrepreneur series allows you direct access to a Chef Educator who will work with you to answer your culinary questions. This session is ideal for someone who is thinking about going out on their own to start a business or provide their products to retail outlets. Need some advice on your cookies, cakes, or pies? Once you register, we connect you with our Chef to schedule your session (available on Tuesdays and Thursdays). Yes, your session. 

BAKE-200 (3 hours) (Max two people during session) 
Cost: $159 

Section MW01: Mays Landing Campus 
Tuesday or Thursday, 5-8 p.m.

Basic Knife Skills

Participants will learn the basic types of knife safety techniques using extensive hands-on practice in the kitchen to enhance the skills of food and beverage employees. New employees are taught proper knife usage, cleanliness in the workplace and basic cutting skills.

Learners will be able to: 

  • Identify the do’s and don’ts associated with the safe and efficient use of knives 
  • Learn knife identification and the importance of proper knife maintenance 
  • Learn the classical cuts that are necessary to maintain a job in a professional kitchen 
  • Match each cut with the correct knife to produce the best results 
  • Learn advanced preparation techniques of specific vegetables 
  • Expand their culinary terminology 

COOK-121 (3 hours) 
Cost: $39 

Section MW02: Mays Landing Campus 
Tuesday, March 5, 6-9 p.m.

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Full payment must be made at the time of online registration via credit/debit card. Early registration is recommended to ensure a spot in your workshop, many courses fill quickly.
Still have questions? Contact us at workforce@atlanticcape.edu or 609.343.5655.