Why you need ServSafe® Certification?

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s ServSafe® Food Safety training program is respected and trusted by the restaurant industry to provide instruction in essential food safety practices.

The ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification meets Delaware law’s requirements of demonstration of Food Safety knowledge. The nationally-recognized certification includes training on personal hygiene, cross contamination, time and temperature, receiving and storage and food safety management systems.

About the one and two-day class and exam:
The class is a one or two-day training in the principles of food safety presented by registered ServSafe® instructors.  One-day class instruction will last from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., followed by the exam from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Individuals who complete the training and pass the exam will receive a ServSafe® certificate.  For individuals who already have the current ServSafe Manager text with answer sheet they will take the exam starting at 4:00 p.m. The two-day class will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on day one and 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. on day two; the exam will start at 11:00 a.m.

What is included in the course fees?
The $150 course fee includes 7 hours of food safety training, textbook, lunch and the exam.  For $75, individuals can take the exam and if they have a current ServSafe® Manager test with answer sheet.

Refunds will not be granted unless the Food Bank of Delaware cancels the class. Registration fees can be used toward future classes depending upon whether classes are available. The Food Bank of Delaware reserves the right to cancel classes.

Classes are offered at the Food Bank
of Delaware

2020 class dates:

Friday, January 17 in Milford; class from 9am-4pm followed by exam from 4pm-6pm

Monday, April 27 in Newark and Milford from 9am – 1 pm and Tuesday, April 28, from 9am to 11am; test following from 11am – 1pm


Newark location: 222 Lake Drive
Milford location: 1040 Mattlind Way

Click here to sign up and pay via credit card! 

For more information about the class, please contact Lisa Grinnage at lgrinnage@fbd.org.