Take your food service career to the next level!

For the second year, the Food Bank of Delaware will offer the National
Restaurant Association’s ManageFirst Program to the public! Classes will be offered at the Food Bank of Delaware in Newark.

This curriculum is designed for individuals working in the food service industry who are interested in attaining additional skills to increase their pay and position within the field.

Students can take all five classes or select just the ones that pertain to their employment growth! To earn the ManageFirst Professional credential, students must pass four Core Credential Exams and one Foundation Exam. Classes will be five days with the exam on Friday.

Class offerings – Each class is offered twice over the summer from 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.:

June 19-23 – Controlling Foodservice Costs – Manage and forecast profitability

June 26-30 – Hospitality and Restaurant Management – Manage team members and restaurant-based issues

July 3-7 (Three-day class with one day to test) – ServSafe – The ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification meets Delaware law’s requirements of demonstration of food safety knowledge

July 10-14 – Hospitality Human Resources Management & Supervision – Manage team members and comply with legal requirements

July 17-21 – Nutrition – Learn the basic fundamentals of a well-rounded meal

July 24-28 – Controlling Foodservice Costs

July 31-August 4 – Hospitality and Restaurant Management

August 7-11 – Hospitality Human Resources Management & Supervision

August 14-18 – Nutrition

August 21-25 (Three-day class with one day to test) – ServSafe


For more information, please contact Greg Coumatos at or (302) 292-1305 ext 242.