Food Safety

ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Training

ServSafeTM is a nationally recognized comprehensive food safety training developed by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.  Participants who score 70% or higher on the exam will receive a ServSafe certificate of training, valid for 5 years.

2023 ServSafeTM  certified food protection manager training
To register and pay by check, contact Nicole (970) 382-6461.  For debit/credit card registrations use link below. 

  • $140.00 (1 - day class): Includes ServSafe® Manager 7th Edition study guide, lunch and proctored certification exam.  
  • Additional options are available if your organization is sending more than one employee.  Call for details.
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Colorado Cottage Foods Training

Are you interested in producing food from a home kitchen with intent to sell to the public? If so, you need to complete a food safety training per the Colorado Cottage Foods Act. This training meets that requirement and upon passing, provides you with a certificate of training valid for three years. In addition to the certificate, you will gain knowledge in basic food safety to help protect you from liability and your consumers from food borne illness. You will leave with an understanding of what foods are considered eligible under the Act. To help you succeed, plentiful resources will be provided to help you learn the in's and out's of running a small business.

2023 Colorado Cottage Foods schedule 

Please note the Cottage Foods class through La Plata County Extension on October 6 has been canceled.  For additional classes offered online through CSU Extension, click here.

If these dates/times do not work for you, additional Colorado Cottage Foods trainings are offered statewide.