Six-Week Food Handling Certification Course Offered at the College
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: January 25, 2008
CONTACT: Lisa Saunders
Six-Week Food Handling Certification Course Offered at SUNY Rockland Community College
Suffern, NY - ServSafe, a six-week certification course for food handlers, is offered at SUNY Rockland Community College through the Center for Personal & Professional Development.
Restaurants, hospitals and corporate food service establishments require employees such as managers, chefs, and servers to have ServSafe Certification. The Rockland County Department of Health will be referring food service employees to RCC to obtain this certification. ServSafe is approved by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF). Topics include purchasing, receiving, storage, preparation, cleaning and sanitation, pest management and safety training. A certification exam will be given at the conclusion of the course.
Two sessions available:
January 31 - March 6, Thursdays, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Fee: $259.00 (includes textbook)
March 29 - May 10 (No class 4/19), Saturdays, 9:00 a.m. – Noon, Fee: $259.00 (includes textbook)
To register, contact the Center for Personal & Professional Development at (845) 574-4151. For more information about the course, contact Wendy Gordon, adjunct faculty, Hospitality, at 845-574-4551 or visit www.sunyrockland.edu
Rockland Community College, a unit of the State University of New York, is located 25 miles northwest of NYC. The majority of its students transfer to four-year colleges, and many find immediate employment upon earning their associate's degree or certificate. The College also offers others, from preschoolers to senior citizens, the opportunity to simply learn something new. Quality education...at a price you can afford.