ServSafe, the National Restaurant Association’s food safety training program, has released two new training videos online to reinforce safe food handling during the coronavirus outbreak. In addition, to support restaurant workers on the front line, ServSafe is making its premier ServSafe Food Handler training program available without charge through April for workers to attain their certificate or refresh their knowledge.
“As restaurants are forced to change how they do business, we want to ensure safe customer experiences by extending best practices for safe food handling to takeout and delivery,” said Sherman Brown, executive vice president of training and certification for the National Restaurant Association. “These new modules were developed to provide guidance for restaurant staff preparing the food, as well as delivery people who will deliver the packages from the restaurant to the customer.”
ServSafe Takeout: COVID-19 Precautions addresses such food safety measures as knowing the symptoms to avoid working when sick and how to handle food packaging. ServSafe Delivery: COVID-19 Precautions addresses such food safety measures as safe package handling and safe customer contact. Both training videos and ServSafe Food Handler are offered online at ServSafe.com.