ServSafe Food Handler Safety Training Course Deadline To Register September 7

The ServSafe Food Handler program is designed for kitchen employees including but not limited to cooks, dish machine operators, shipment receivers and employees who handle and prepare food in restaurants and other food service establishments.

ServSafe Food Handler is the second level of the Nebraska Restaurant Association’s Food Safety First Program. The first level is the ServSafe Manager training program for restaurant owners and food service managers.

ServSafe Food Handler Food Safety Training Course will be offered in three locations in west-central Nebraska. The courses will be held:

  • McCook – Tuesday, September 21, at the Community Building, Fairgrounds, West 5th & O Street, McCook, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT with registration beginning at 12:45 p.m.
  • Lexington – Wednesday, September 22, at the Dawson County Extension Office Meeting Room, Fairgrounds, 1002 Plum Creek Parkway, Lexington, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 8:15 a.m.
  • North Platte – Thursday, September 23 at the West Central Research, Extension & Education Center, 402 W State Farm Road, North Platte from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. CT with registration beginning at 12:45 p.m.

Registrations are due September 7.

Registration forms are available at or at

Extension Educators, Andrea Nisley, Nancy Frecks, and Brenda Aufdenkamp will teach the ServSafe Food Handler course sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension. Fifteen employees need to be preregistered to be able to offer the course.

For further information contact these local Extension offices in Lexington at 308-324-5501, in North Platte at 308-532-2683, or in Trenton at 308-334-5666 or toll free at 800-237-5564.