Safe Plates Class Scheduled for November

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UPDATE:  Unfortunately, the deadline to register for this class has passed without meeting the minimum number of students required. Therefore, we are canceling this class for November. If you are interested in taking this class at a future time, please contact Rhonda Peters to express interest. Thank you!

November 2018 Reg Flyer

NC Safe Plates is a new food safety manager certification course, developed and managed at NC State University and offered by N.C. Cooperative Extension Family and N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Sciences Agents for all those who work in the foodservice industry. This course prepares food service managers to complete a nationally recognized, American National Standards Institute Certified Food Protection Manager certification exam.

NC Safe Plates covers best practices for food safety management in a food establishment according to the 2013 FDA Food Code. The course is grounded in behavior change theory and adult education research. This interactive class encourages participants to engage with the material through case studies, storytelling, and discussion.

Safe Plates will be offered at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Montgomery County Center, located at 203 West Main Street in Troy on November 6 – 8, 2018, from 1 to 5 p.m. Attendance for all three days is expected. The certification exam will be administered on Friday, November 9, at 1 p.m. This class is only offered two times per year in Montgomery County. The next class will not be held until Spring of 2019.

The registration form must be completed and returned along with $130 registration fee by October 29 in order to participate in the class. Forms can be mailed, emailed or dropped off at the office. Registration isn’t complete until the fee is received.

Persons with disabilities and persons with limited English proficiency may request accommodations to participate by contacting Rhonda Peters, Family and Consumer Sciences Agent, at (910) 576-6011 by Monday, October 29.

Please contact Rhonda Peters for more information or if you have questions:, (910) 576-6011.