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ServSafe Manager Training
ServSafe Manager is an advanced food safety certification developed by the National Restaurant Association (NRA) for foodservice and hospitality personnel. The ServSafe brand allows you to offer the highest standard of training to your staff. It also keeps customers safe with advanced food safety knowledge and complies with the Demonstration of Knowledge (DOK) and Person in Charge (PIC) requirements within the Washington State Food Code.
ServSafe brings together current best practices in advanced food safety, as well as current best practices for instruction to meet our industry’s changing needs. Students stay engaged in current state health code regulations and learn how to demonstrate knowledge of foodborne disease prevention, application of HACCP principles, and the requirements of the Washington State Food Code to the regulatory authority.
How Our Classes Work
Our ServSafe Manager classes are offered in a one-day review format. Upon registration, attendees will be mailed a ServSafe Manager book to study prior to attending the class. The WHAEF closes registration for classes two weeks in advance of the class date to ensure each attendee has ample time to study.
The day of the class the attendee will receive approximately four hours of review of the ServSafe Manager materials. Review is followed by the ServSafe Manager exam, proctored by the class instructor. Attendees are allowed two hours to complete the exam.
Accommodations are available for those who need translators or have a disability. Please contact the Education Foundation for details.
Frequently Asked Questions
$220 for non-members
A passing score is 75% regardless of the exam type.
No. The price is bundled. Typically people either have an old book (we currently use 7th edition) or they are using someone else’s book and the answer blank has already been used.
Books are available in English, Spanish, Korean and Chinese.
Exams are available in English, Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Japanese & French Canadian.
Instructor exams are only available in English.
Accommodations can be made for other languages, such as hiring an interpreter. Prior arrangements must be made for these options as specific requirements exist for each situation. Please contact us for more info.
I'm having trouble with the ServSafe website/accessing my test score/my name is spelled wrong on my certificate.
Please call the ServSafe service center at 800.765.2122 x6703