Sanitation and Safety
Sanitation and Safety Certification
The Department of Health and Social Services, Section 50.545, Stats., requires that beginning January 1, 1995 as a condition of operating a restaurant in Wisconsin, the operator or manager must hold a certification issued by the DHFS as evidence that they are knowledgeable about appropriate food protection practices.
- Certification is valid for a period of five years and may be renewed with successful recertification training.
- Course outline follows the National Restaurant Association's
criteria of food protection practices.
- Temperature control of potential hazardous food during preparation, storage, transportation and service
- Effective cleaning and sanitation of utensils and equipment
- Food protection, including the shelf life for foods
- Food worker personal hygiene
- Effective hand washing techniques
- Identification of potentially hazardous foods
- Storage and use of toxic products
- Special problems in food service sanitation
Sanitation and Safety Recertification
This course prepares learners to renew their Wisconsin Restaurant Food Protection Certificate.
- Provides the opportunity for the student to understand the procedures for food preparation and sanitary work habits.
- Prerequisite: Valid food protection certificate issued by the State of Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services.
- Bring photo I.D. and certificate to class.
For courses offerings, search our course schedule:
- Course # 316-497 Sanitation and Safety Certification
- Course #316-498 Sanitation and Safety Recertification
- To register, call 1-800-472-4554 or 920-924-3207
To view our class offerings in PDF format click here.
For more information, please call Cindy Diemer at 920-924-6408.