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SERVSAFE

Trusted Industry Training to ​Nurture & Grow Connecticut's Restaurant Workforce

The ServSafe®program is developed by the National Restaurant Association with the help of foodservice industry experts who face the same risks you do every day. Your concerns are our concerns.

All restaurants in Connecticut are required to have a certified food protection manager on staff. The ServSafe Manager course will certify you as a Certified Food Protection Manager, formerly known as the QFO. The CRA offers two different options for certification: In-person classes or Online Classes with Take Exam at Home.Both options meet the state requirement for certification.

The ServSafe Manager in-person training is conducted throughout Connecticut in a one day, 8-hour session in a professional, conference atmosphere.Our instructors have an excellent record of success, with close to 90% of learners passing the ServSafe Manager exam on their first attempt. Our instructorswill prepare you to get certified!

Looking for a copy of your ServSafe Certificate? Please Note:Your ServSafe Certificate can be downloaded & printed at www.servsafe.com. You will need to login using the email you provided on your answer sheet during your exam session.
If you are not able to access your certificate, please contact the ServSafe Service Center at 800-765-2122 ext. 6703.

Upcoming ServSafe Manager In-Person Classes

June 24 - Hamden

July 1 - Rocky Hill

NEXT SPANISH CLASS: July 8 - Hamden

July 15 - Newington

July 22 - East Lyme

July 29 - Hartford

August 5 - Rocky Hill

August 12 - Branford

Click Here forfull calendar

Trouble registering online?
Email forms to [emailprotected]

Click Here for Credit Card Form

Click Here for PO Form

Certification Only and Retakes
To take your ServSafe exam without attending the class, select the item "Certification Only" at registration.
*This option does not include a study book.

ServSafe Manager Online Course & Take Exam at Home (ProctorU)

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The ServSafe Manager Online Course is ideal for individuals who wish to prepare to take the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification Exam.

This interactive course has been designed using the latest techniques in learning theory, to deliver current food safety information, in a fun and easy-to-use format. The course covers critical principles including: personal hygiene, cross contamination, time and temperature, cleaning and sanitizing, and more. A practice exam is included at the end of the course to help prepare for the proctored ServSafe Manager Certification exam.

All purchases of the ServSafe Manager Online Course are final. Once you begin the course, you will have 90 days to complete it, at which time the course will be deactivated.

After your course is completed, you will schedule your proctored certification exam through Proctor U.

Things you should know BEFORE you purchase this product:

  • To use the online proctoring service through ProctorU, you must have access to a computer (PC or Mac).Mobile and tablets are not supported.You must also have a working webcam/mic and a private location.Click hereto do a basic system test.
  • Proctors give directions in English.
  • After your purchase is complete, you will receive an email with a ServSafe Manager Exam Access Code and directions for scheduling your exam through ProctorU.
  • Reviewregulatory requirementsto ensure the online exam is accepted in your area.
  • This product is NOT refundable.

Online Proctoring Now Available!

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Online proctoring at home for the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification Exam (English) is available! Schedule your exam at a time that’s convenient for you, all you need is a computer or laptop and a private location. The date you choose for registration is just for processing and will not be your exam date. Exam must be scheduled through Proctor U.

This bundle includes the ServSafe Manager online course and the 90-question online Food Protection Manager Certification Exam and online proctoring through ProctorU. The purchase of this bundle also includes administration, processing and a ServSafe® Food Protection Manager Certification (valid for 5 years) upon successful completion of the exam.

Things you should know BEFORE you purchase this product:

  • To use the online proctoring service through ProctorU, you must have access to a computer (PC or Mac). Mobile and tablets are not supported. You must also have a working webcam/mic and a private location.Click hereto do a basic system test.
  • Proctors give directions in English.
  • After your purchase is complete, you will receive an email with a ServSafe Manager Exam Access Code and directions for scheduling your exam through ProctorU.
  • Reviewregulatory requirementsto ensure the online exam is accepted in your area.
  • This product is NOT refundable.

REGISTER FOR ONLINE EXAM AT HOME (PROCTOR-U EXAM ONLY)

ServSafe Food Handler

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​​If even one food handler fails to adequately learn or adhere to proper food safety practices, your business – as well as your loyal customers – will be at risk. That’s why the National Restaurant Association (NRA) uses recognized experts to develop and update our comprehensive ServSafe® Food Handler training program. It’s both scientifically based and legally defensible. Available online or on-site, it uses innovative techniques to help employees learn critical concepts and practices. For your protection and peace of mind, use the most trusted training system in the industry.

ServSuccess: Manager Training Program

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ServSuccess is the Association’s new career workforce development program. ServSuccess provides learning opportunitiesacross multiple career levels in a way that makes it convenient for our workforce to hone in on their skills and prepare for future career opportunities. ACertificate of Completion will be provided once each course is fully viewed.

Email [emailprotected] to learn about the CRA discount on ServSafe Alcohol, ServSafe Workplace and ServSafe Allergen.

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ServSafe Alcohol provides Real-World,
​State Specific Responsible Alcohol Training

​Protecting your business from the inherent risks of serving alcohol is a high priority. It requires both vigilance and thorough training of everyone involved. That’s why the National Restaurant Association (NRA) engages a variety of experts to continuously monitor all aspects of alcohol safety and update our ServSafe Alcohol® training program, including our resources and practices. Our practical, realistic lessons incorporate state-specific mandates to ensure that your staff can effectively protect your customers as well as your business.

ClickHere to registerfor ServSafe Alcohol courses available onlineor email[emailprotected]to set up a private course for your employees. CRA Members receive $5 off!

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ServSafe Allergens: Comprehensive, Convenient Online Training
​The number of Americans affected by food allergies is trending higher every year. 15 million Americans have food allergies, including those at risk for life-threatening anaphylaxis. Preparing your restaurant staff to be allergen-aware can welcome these new customers and increase your revenue. The National Restaurant Association (NRA) has created the ServSafe Allergens™ Online Course — your best source for qualified training that drives home the critical information your employees and managers need to accommodate guests with food allergies and respond to emergencies, should they occur. It’s comprehensive training you can trust.

Register for an online ServSafe Allergens course today.

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Register for ServSafe WorkPlace

​ServSafe Workplace: Sexual Harassment Prevention for Restaurant and Hospitality Employees
Sexual Harassment Prevention is an interactive training program to address and help prevent sexual harassment and the harmful impact it has on individuals and businesses. Developed specifically for our unique industry, this modern, engaging course features scenario-based learning and focuses on the impact to individuals and emphasizes the responsibility each employee has to maintaining a respectful and inclusive workplace.

For other questions about ServSafe, email [emailprotected]. This is the fastest way to contact us.

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FAQs

Is ServSafe required in CT? ›

All restaurants in Connecticut are required to have a certified food protection manager on staff. The ServSafe Manager course will certify you as a Certified Food Protection Manager, formerly known as the QFO.

How long is a ServSafe certificate good for in CT? ›

The National Restaurant Association recognizes the ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification for a five-year period. ServSafe Alcohol, ServSafe Allergens and ServSafe Food Handler Certificates for a three-year period.

What is the phone number for ServSafe CT? ›

3) Immediately after faxing, phone (800) 765-2122, ext.

How to get a food handler certificate in CT? ›

To get a Connecticut Food Handlers Card, participants must take a food safety training course and pass an examination from an accredited organization.

How much does it cost to get ServSafe certified in CT? ›

All of our ServSafe® training classes include the 7th Edition ServSafe Manager Book, RFS Study Materials, Practice Exam, Proctoring and ServSafe Exam. All materials can be pre-shipped before class. The total cost for most classes is $185.00 p/p. This is the total cost, no hidden cost.

Can you take your ServSafe exam online? ›

Yes! The ServSafe Manager Exam can now be completed entirely online, which means you can become certified without leaving your home. All you have to do is schedule an exam session, during which you will be connected with a live proctor who will administer the exam.

What is a passing score for ServSafe? ›

The ServSafe exam will consist of 90 multiple-choice questions. You need to pass the exam with at least a 75% score in order to receive credit for the class and receive the ServSafe Manager certification from the National Restaurant Association. The online exam is currently available in English, Spanish, and Chinese.

Is ServSafe the same as food Handler? ›

The bottom line

A food handlers card is not synonymous with ServSafe, but you can earn a food handler card from ServSafe by taking and passing its Food Handler course.

How many times can you take the ServSafe exam? ›

You can take the examination twice within 30 days. If you don't pass the exam on your second attempt, you must wait 60 days from your most recent attempt before taking the exam again. No more than four attempts are allowed within a 12 month period.

How do I pass my ServSafe test? ›

How to Pass the ServSafe Manager Exam
  1. Read materials and take notes.
  2. Answer every single question on the exam.
  3. Fill in the answer bubbles completely.
  4. Check over your answers before submitting your exam.
  5. Do not mark the bubbles with an “X” or “/”
  6. Study thoroughly.

How long is the ServSafe online course? ›

View the course in several short sessions each no longer than 1 hour. ServSafe Manager Online Course: 8-10 hours in length. ServSafe Alcohol Online Course: approximately 4 hours in length. ServSafe Food Handler Course: 1 ½-2 hours in length.

How long does it take to study for the ServSafe manager exam? ›

Any providers who promise a 30-minute class will probably not be ideal if you are looking to get ServSafe® certified for the first time or looking for a comprehensive course. If this is the first time (and even if it isn't), you want to devote at least 3 hours to studying.

What license do I need to sell food in CT? ›

What licenses and permits are required to open a food truck in the Connecticut state?
  • Food Manufacturing Establishment License. ...
  • FDA Facility Registration. ...
  • Food Service Establishment License. ...
  • Liquor Permit (if serving alcohol) ...
  • Itinerant Vendor Food Service License and Street Vendor Permit.
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How much does it cost to get a food license in CT? ›

Health License and Permit Fees
CategoryService ProvidedFee
Food Service FeesClass 1- Prepackaged food/beverages only (gas stations)$125.00
Class 2- Ready to eat food/beverages (minimart)$225.00
Class 3- Fast Food$350.00
Class 4a- Restaurant up to 24 seats and mobile vendors$375.00
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Is ServSafe different in different states? ›

The ServSafe Food Handler certificate is recognized in most jurisdictions where Food Handler training is required. However, some states have additional requirements. Verify acceptance with the local regulatory requirements or contact the local health department.

How important is ServSafe certification? ›

Reduces Liability and Fines

Safe food handling is essential to reducing the risk of liability. Any staff member in your organization that takes the Servsafe certification course will learn how to safely handle food.

What happens if you don't pass ServSafe? ›

You will be allowed two attempts within 30 days. If you don't pass the certification exam after the second attempt, you must wait 60 days before scheduling another retest. Please note that a new exam must be purchased for every retest. How many attempts do I get on the final exam?

Can I take the ServSafe exam without taking the course? ›

Can I take the ServSafe® Food Protection Manager and exam online? Yes, you can take the course and exam online, however, you must have a certified proctor/ instructor administer the exam to you (not the course).

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