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Food Manager

Food Manager’s Certification Program

Earn the nationally recognized food safety certification from the National Restaurant Association. In this state approved 18-hour course you will learn about food safety practices, proper food handling techniques, and highlights of the R.I. Food Code. Topics also include waste management, accident prevention and food safety systems. Fee includes the exam but does NOT include the required textbook or the RIDOH application fee.

The textbook, "ServSafe Manager", 6th edition revised, National Restaurant Association, must be purchased and brought to the first class. Books are available for purchase at the CCRI Knight Campus bookstore in Warwick or online at

$220 + $5 registration fee

50073 FOOD-1000-001 Saturday & Sunday, 8a.m-5p.m., 2 meetings, February 7 & 8, 2014, Warwick

50074 FOOD-1000-002 Tuesday, 9a.m.-12p.m., 6 meetings, February 3 - March 10, 2014, Warwick

50075 , FOOD-1000-003 Saturday & Sunday, 8a.m-5p.m., 2 meetings, March 21 & 22, 2014, Warwick

50076, FOOD-1000-004 Tuesday, 4:30-7:30p.m., 6 meetings, April 7 - May 12, 2014, Warwick

Food Manager’s Recertification Program

The Food Manager Certification must be renewed every three years. This six-hour course will satisfy the R.I. Department of Health requirements by providing you with a review of important food sanitation procedures and new requirements. Upon completion of the course, your R.I. Department of Health Certification of Renewal form will be signed.

$59 + $5 registration fee

50079 FOOD-2000-001 Saturday, 9a.m-3:30p.m., 1 meeting, February 21, 2014, Warwick

50080 FOOD-2000-002 Tuesday, 9a.m-12p.m., 2 meetings, March 17 & 24, 2014, Warwick

50081 FOOD-2000-150 Thursday, 4:30p.m-7:30p.m., 2 meetings, April 23 & 30, 2014, Warwick

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