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Learn safe cooking techniques at class offered by health department

This news story was published on July 20, 2015.
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Learn to cook safely

Learn to cook safely

MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health will offer a ServSafe Certification class from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 in the Liberty Room at Mohawk Square in Mason City. The deadline to register for the class is Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

The class was created by the National Restaurant Association with the purpose of educating restaurant owners, supervisors, managers and employees about the dangers of food-borne illnesses and how to avoid them. Since the Health Department started offering the class in 1998, 1,059 individuals have successfully completed the class and are now certified.

The course focuses on the foodservice leader’s role in measuring risks, setting policies, and training and supervising employees. Those who successfully complete the course and examination will receive a certificate.

The cost of the course is $175 per student. For more information regarding the ServSafe class, call the Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health at (641) 421-9335.

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2 Responses to Learn safe cooking techniques at class offered by health department

  1. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    July 21, 2015 at 5:47 am

    How long do I have to cook my cheerios to get the GMO roundup out of it ?

  2. LVS Reply Report comment

    July 20, 2015 at 3:38 pm

    There are no safe cooking techniques when it comes to French Fries. They are all carbs and calories and mostly poison.